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Time’s up: Wildlife trafficking through Tanzania’s ports

Ship Technology

16 April 2020

By Abi Millar

 

In recent years, ports in Tanzania have come under increased scrutiny given their vulnerability to the illegal wildlife trade. Last year, 57 representatives from port stakeholder groups in the area met to discuss possible solutions to the problem. Why has this crime been allowed to proliferate in the area and what can be done to tackle it?

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