Fighting Wildlife Trade: Indigenous Community Participation Should Be Mainstreamed

By Kalash Nanda Kumar

February 2022 FEATURE
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SINCE THE FIRST Covid outbreak in December 2019, more reports and evidence have surfaced tracing the origins of the virus to wildlife trade, adding it to the growing list of animal-linked diseases, from HIV and SARS to the H1N1 swine flu, the avian flu which saw its largest outbreak only seven years ago that resulted in the mass culling of more than 50 million birds, and the Ebola outbreak in sub-Sahara Africa.Business As UsualIn Malaysia, despite the halting of many...

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Kalash Nanda Kumar

is currently pursuing his postgraduate degree in English Literature. He volunteers with non-profits, enjoys arthouse cinema and jazz music.