Richard Ruggiero, J. Michael Fay, and Lee White write that wildlife trafficking will receive overdue world attention this week at the United Nations General Assembly and by the Clinton Global Initiative and other elite platforms.
So… what’s the link? How did an ivory bracelet help cause this tragedy? How does dining with ivory chopsticks lead to the killing of pregnant women, families and children out shopping? The truth is that they are absolutely intrinsically linked.
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A court in southeastern Cameroon is handing down verdicts against twin brothers accused of killing more than 100 elephants in Central Africa. Wildlife activists said the cases are part of a broade…
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Nearly 700 rhinos have fallen victim to poaching-related incidents in South Africa. This is the highest figure on record in years, according to a newly released report.
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Yury Fedotov and John E Scanlon: An economic crime perpetrated by criminal syndicates in the most remote regions, exploiting local people and lax laws
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Poachers have killed a record 688 rhinos in South Africa so far this year, more than the entire number slaughtered in 2012, according to figures issued Sunday, World Rhino Day.
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Everyone knows that tigers, pandas, and blue whales are threatened with extinction—but lions!?
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A website to name and shame poachers in Kenya – PoachersExposed.com – is launched by campaigners trying to stop the trafficking of ivory and rhino horns.
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