Tell Congress: Help prevent the next pandemic. End the commercial wildlife trade.

view from wildlife marketJulie Larsen Maher ©WCS

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The extraction of animals from the wild, and the sale of live wildlife in markets, creates conditions that can lead to pandemics such as the COVID-19 crisis that is currently devastating communities across the globe.

Please tell Congress that we need to end the commercial wildlife trade for human consumption while ensuring consideration of the needs and rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities that are dependent on wildlife consumption for their food security or cultural expression. It’s within our collective power to make the future safer both for humanity and for animals.

Tell Congress: shut down the commercial wildlife trade for human consumption and help prevent future pandemics.

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