Together Europe can stamp out the illegal wildlife trade. Let's act now before it is too late.
Catherine Bearder MEP
Illegal wildlife trafficking endangers not only biodiversity, but also sustainable development, livelihoods and the rule of law.
Benedek Jávor MEP
Half of the Earth's wildlife has been lost in the past 40 years! We have to react now to revert this catastrophic trend.
Stefan Eck MEP
I was delighted to host the Born Free Exhibition in the European Parliament. It is vitally important that we keep the issues of illegal trade of wild animals as a top priority.
Jacqueline Foster MEP
Europe must make a step forward to protect wildlife and nature. We can't afford to lose our biodiversity.
Marco Affronte MEP
Illegal wildlife trade is a serious threat even for the global security. We need effective solutions to fight it and we need it now.
Pavel Poc MEP
Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
European Conservatives and Reformists Group
Europe Of Freedom And Direct Democracy
Group Of The Greens/European Free Alliance
Confederal Group Of The European United Left - Nordic Green Left
Progressive Alliance Of Socialists And Democrats In The European Parliament
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