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Wildlife and COVID-19: What the public can do

Experts who have been studying the link between wildlife and the Covid-19 pandemic have identified man’s greed as the culprit.

The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources has stepped-up efforts to curb wildlife trafficking, the fourth most lucrative illegal business in the world after drugs, human trafficking and arms smuggling.

As Covid-19 continues to rampage across the globe, here’s what the public should know and can do.