How To Stop Succulent Poaching and Trafficking in its Tracks

Succulent poaching, fuelled by the illicit trade it sustains, is emerging as a pressing global concern, threatening the existence of these remarkable plants. The increasing demand fuels a lucrative illicit market, endangering their existence in the wild. The climate crisis and the destruction of natural habitats further exacerbate the challenges faced by these unique plants.

Succulents are plants that store water in their leaves and stems. They are prized for their beauty and rarity, but they are also being poached at an alarming rate. If this poaching continues, many succulent species will likely become extinct in their natural habitats, reports allAfrica's Melody Chironda.


Succulent plant.

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