Officers with Operation Broodstock pose with an illegal sturgeon. (Photo: Courtesy of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Wildlife faces risks...losing lots of species. Sometimes this take is accidental but sometimes in direct violation of laws designed to conserve them. our series looks at innovative methods to ..winning, losing battle. Illegal trade of wildlife is a rampant problem and a lucrative business around the world. While cracking down on them proves difficult, law enforcement is getting a leg up from conservationists and scientists, partnering to prevent and prosecute wildlife crimes.
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