Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade
A campaign by The Independent and London Evening Standard, led by proprietor Evgeny Lebedev, in partnership with the conservation charity Space for Giants, to end the illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products..
Covid-19 has killed tens of thousands of people and threatens the lives of millions more. It has brought the global economy to its knees, left tens of millions unemployed and confined humanity to our homes. While we scramble to get ourselves out of this mess, it is critical to remember we are in this situation because of the exploitation of nature, where wild animals have been captured to supply a highly lucrative international illegal trade in their parts.