Illegal wildlife trade is happening on a large scale to supply the parts and products of protected species such as leopards, pangolins, rhinos and tigers to serve as ingredients in traditional Chinese medicines – and some big international household names are invested.
Podcast – What on Earth?
The threatened species in traditional medicines and the big names investing in them
Welcome back to the EIA What on Earth? podcast.
In this episode, EIA Legal and Policy Specialist Avinash Basker talks to Senior Press & Communications Officer Paul Newman about the findings of our new report, Investing in Extinction, and the reputation risk to which major international household names might be exposing themselves by investing in this aspect of the traditional medicine industry.