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E-commerce promotes trade in invasive turtles in China

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Habitats in China are suited to many invasive alien turtle species. Consequently, raising turtles in aquaculture facilities, and the trade in turtles this supplies, poses risks to wetland habitats and ecological cascades when exotic turtles escape or are released deliberately. Online trade (e-commerce) is making an increasing contribution to turtle sales in China, seemingly driving greater demand and so potentially exacerbating these risks. Here we document the scale and spatial pattern of on...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0030605319001030

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Zoology
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Oryx Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
3
Pages:
352-355
Publication date:
2020-01-17
Acceptance date:
2019-07-17
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EISSN:
1365-3008
ISSN:
0030-6053
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1034835
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pubs:1034835
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2019-07-24

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