COVID-19: Wildlife and conservation

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  • United Nations published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Wildlife and conservation” – below is their description.

    COVID-19 has had a deep impact on wildlife conservation around the world. For decades, ecotourism had helped protect endangered species but COVID-19 and the subsequent closure of ecotourism sites has had an indelible impact on wildlife and the communities that protect it. The UN Environment Programme works with countries around the world expand their wildlife economies in a sustainable manner. Produced by: the United Nations Environment Programme. Source: UNEP UN in Action: UNIA1643 #COVID19 #WILDLIFE #ENVIRONMENT

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