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Epidemic of Firearm Injury Spurs New Wave of Research

Fifty-five years ago, America’s death toll from automobile crashes was sky-high. Nearly 50,000 people died every year from motor vehicle crashes, at a time when the nation’s population was much smaller than today. But with help from data generated by legions of researchers, the country’s policymakers and industry made changes that brought the number killed and […]

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Transnational environmental crime takes an estimated $91 to $259 billion bite out of the global economy

EAST LANSING, Mich. Aug. 12, 2019 – Transnational environmental crime – wildlife trafficking, illegal logging, dumping hazardous waste and more – takes an estimated $91 to $259 billion bite out of the global economy and has strong ties to organized crime finance, says a new study from Michigan State University and published in Nature Sustainability. […]

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Using science to combat illegal wildlife trade

EAST LANSING, Mich. July 28, 2017 – Leading scientists from around the world convened this week at the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Cartagena, Colombia, to discuss how to better leverage science to combat illegal wildlife trade — both within countries and across international borders. “The scope and scale of illegal wildlife trafficking today […]