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Covid-19 pandemic spurs 30 per cent to reduce or stop consuming wildlife, poll finds

Nearly 30 per cent of people polled across five countries said they would reduce or stop consuming wildlife products due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a WWF survey.And almost 60 per cent believed wildlife was the main source of the coronavirus outbreak.The survey of more than 6,600 people in China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States looked at attitudes towards the wildlife trade, government action on it, and future pandemics.“We think it is critical at this juncture to…

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