Problem

Instability of the fur trade

Incidence:
The former Soviet Union and in the USA are the leading fur exporters. At least 20 million animals are killed annually the USA for their pelts. The fur trade depends on the trapper: of some 825,000 in the USA few are professionals, licensed or controlled. Overkilling of species is rampant and some species may disappear completely.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET