30 Jun '18, 9pm

It’s out! Presenting our passion project on the illegal #wildlife trade in #SoutheastAsia :

It’s out! Presenting our passion project on the illegal #wildlife trade in #SoutheastAsia :

Illegal trade in wildlife: South-east Asia’s tragedy The hunger for exotic animals to feed appetites for traditional medicines and trophies is rampant in Asia. Illegal wildlife supermarkets and animal hunting grounds are closer to home than many think. From tiger wine to bear bile, The Straits Times environment correspondent Audrey Tan and photojournalist Lim Yaohui discover the region's dirty secrets as they go undercover.

Full article: https://www.straitstimes.com/askst/illegal-trade-in-wildl...

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