|The Convergence of Wildlife Trafficking and Illicit Trade|
Time: 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Location: Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Rachel Carson Room
|Summary: Learn about illicit commerce and wildlife trafficking.|
|Details: Richard Ruggiero, Chief of the Africa Branch of the US Fish and Wildlife Service Division of International Conservation will use his work with Minkebe National Park, Gabon as a case study to discuss the connection between illicit commerce such as gold, arms, drugs, human trafficking, and bushmeat with wildlife trafficking.
Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.
|Contact: Diana Ziegler|