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Belt and Road Initiative may create new supplies for illegal wildlife trade in large carnivores

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Fig. 1: The BRI in west and central Asia.


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M.S.F. was supported by a research fellowship from the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford. A.H. was supported by the Oxford Martin Programme on the Illegal Wildlife Trade.

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Farhadinia, M.S., Maheshwari, A., Nawaz, M.A. et al. Belt and Road Initiative may create new supplies for illegal wildlife trade in large carnivores. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 1267–1268 (2019).

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