Will China's wildlife consumption ban protect biodiversity?


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The coronavirus outbreak prompted China's government to ban the sale and consumption of wildlife. But in a country where 15 million people depend on breeding or selling wild animals to make a living, it's not clear how lasting the ban will be, or how much of an impact it will have in the long term. And how do you define "wild," anyway?

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