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Illegal Wildlife Trafficking: Local Efforts on a Global Threat

Jun 06, 2019
Jun 06, 2019

Illegal wildlife trade generates billions of dollars a year for global criminal organizations and undermines decades of wildlife conservation. The United States is the second biggest consumer of wildlife contraband after China. Join the World Affairs Council, Woodland Park Zoo, and the Port of Seattle for a discussion with Dr. Samuel Wasser, Director of the Center for Conservation Biology at the University of Washington, and Art Min, Vice President of Impact at Vulcan, on the scope of the problem and how Seattle is innovating to combat wildlife trafficking.


5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Reception

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Moderated Discussion


K&L Gates
925 4th Ave #2900
Seattle, WA 98104

Closing Remarks by Port of Seattle Commissioner Fred Felleman


This event is free to attend but registration is required.

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Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay


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