It's a small victory for elephants even as poaching continues to threaten their thinning herds.
Articles tagged "trafficking"
As drones hit the sky in countries such as Nepal, Mozambique, and South Africa, experts are wondering: Will it matter?
The obfuscation of the law created by legal hunting is make the trade even harder to stop than any organized smuggling already is.
Replacing the terror war with the drug war is going to be a rather difficult task.
Alldridge also notes that the Wildlife Crime Unit is "aware" of trade going on in the dark web.
In the midst of all that, the US Fish and Wildlife Service recently issued its first permit in 33 years to bring a rhino trophy back into the United States.
In every corner of the world, people are poaching, stealing, selling and buying protected species.
It serves as yet another reminder that the trafficking game affects far more than just the charismatic we hear (and write) most about.
This story is phenomenally face palm-worthy, but its absurdity just stands to highlight the pervasiveness of the illegal wildlife trade.
Cheers to Nepal's dedicated citizens who have given its rare species hope.
Hopefully Japan's trend towards getting serious about taking care of endangered species will continue.
Sumatran rhinos are in rough shape, and they're going to need a lot of help to survive and thrive.
That's not going to go over well.
It's all good news, for as we've seen, conserving threatened species which have a high market demand is difficult enough when restrictions are in place.
Can CITES, the governing body behind the treaty concerning worldwide wildlife and plant regulation, actually do anything
Following a bit of good news for elephants yesterday, here comes another heaping dose of the bad new we've come to expect.
That's a big step towards preventing the laundering of poached African ivory in Asian markets.
China's captive tiger population may actually be stimulating demand for wild tigers.
Three arrests of people tied into a ring is laudable, but the trade has grown to be so large that even key busts like this aren't enough to dismantle it.
Pangolins are hunted both for traditional medicine and meat, which has led the IUCN to consider all eight species to be in decline.
It's still not enough to stop the trade.
This year saw the rise of eco-drones.