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Progress On Poaching Of Natural Resources

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Poaching and illicit trafficking in wildlife and other natural resources is big business, worth billions of dollars.  More and more, it is conducted by sophisticated transnational organized crime syndicates and even some terrorist networks, posing an increasingly serious threat to international security.  For that reason, the United Nations took up the issue last April, during the 22nd session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.