Brazil’s environmental police struggle to save protected birds from traffickers
10 December 2022 | 1:33 pm
Wildlife trafficking is the third most profitable illegal activity in the world, after arms trafficking and drug trafficking. In Brazil, where traffickers can earn nearly $2 billion a year, some 80 percent of trafficked animals are birds – often endangered species.
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In this week’s show, buckle your seatbelts as Genie Godula and Florence Villeminot focus on a French institution that, if you’re lucky, you can spot occasionally if you gaze up at the sky. The “Patrouille de France”, the precision aerobatics demonstration unit of the French Air and Space Force, is celebrating its 70th anniversary.
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