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Good to see people taking an interest in our #rivers,we hope they’ll become guardians of these precious #habitats &advocate for allowing our #wildlife to thrive. But there’s a horrible hometruth that fishermen (& @EnvAgency) need to face up to-⚠️thread contains distressing images
For every new licenced fisherman there’s many more unlicensed leading to much suffering of our river #wildlife illustrated by #wildlifecrimes in this thread @EnvAgency MUST step up checking of licences&honourable fishermen must call out those endangering #wildlife @BBCCountryfile
A not uncommon injury Dagenham,Nov2019 rather than capturing the snagged swan,a hook has been ripped out tearing the esophagus.The swan attempted to feed but unable to swallow the food has lodged as a blockage(see bulge)at wound site.Successful rescue operation by @Swan_Sanctuary
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Wildlife has been linked to the outbreak of #COVID19 🐾😷

This has led to calls on social media for changes in how #wildlifetrade is managed

How has this link between #wildlife and #COVID__19 changed the #twitter discourse on wildlife trade? 🧐
2/6 #SSWGTC20 #MarSocSci

How has interest in wildlife trade changed?🧐🐾

🗓️ 2019 ¦ 2020
📣 Tweets: 7,553 ¦ 32,806
🔁 Retweeted: 42,325 ¦ 132,607
❣️Avg Sentiment: -0.48 ¦ -0.74
🐦 Unique Users: 4,975 ¦ 19,810
🌍Unique countries: 99 ¦ 140
3/6 #SSWGTC20

How have the topics discussed changed? 🗣️🤷

🔝 2019 ¦ 2020
#wildlife ¦ #wildlife
#iwt ¦ #coronavirus
#conservation ¦ #covid19
#wildlifecrime ¦ #china
#trade ¦ #endwildlifemarkets
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This #leopard with a snare cutting into its flesh & bones was camera trapped on 24 Mar in Rajak, #Surhi Range, core of Achanakmar #TigerReserve #Chhattisgarh Also caught in a camtrap were #poachers 1/n
#WildlifeCrime @ntca_india@bhupeshbaghel
⁩ ⁦@CG_Police @WCCBHQ

4 villagers armed with bows,arrows. 2nd May: Surhi Ranger Sandeep Singh went with staff & #dog squad to Niwaskhar Village. Weapons—bows, arrows, wire trap etc with blood found, accused arrested 2/n
@ntca_india @WCCBHQ @bhupeshbaghel @WCCBHQ

As they were leaving #forest staff-including lady #ForestGuards were gheraoed by villagers,kept hostage for hours,harassed,humiliated,RFO, deputy #ranger,guards were beaten badly, sustained injuries, hospitalized. watch esp18,45 &1:34 seconds 3/n
@ntca_india @bhupeshbaghel

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¿Quieres aprender más sobre #WildlifeCrime? En los siguientes tweets, @Nacho_D_C te da más información. #AprendeConCríminaEn10Tweets
Interpol define como delitos contra la vida silvestre (#WildlifeCrime) tomar, explotar, vender y poseer flora o fauna salvaje, en contravención a normas nacionales o internacionales, ya sean especímenes vivos o simplemente alguna de sus partes, como plumas, pieles o dientes.
El planeta está experimentando una alarmante pérdida de especies silvestres causadas por la acción humana. Este hecho se ha denominado “la sexta extinción masiva”. La principal causa es la degradación del hábitat, seguida por el comercio ilegal (IWT). #WildlifeCrime
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