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Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it?
Following the Animal Poaching Trail in Africa and the World
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Women take up rhino plight - Politics | IOL News | IOL.co.za

Women take up rhino plight - Politics | IOL News | IOL.co.za | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Classifieds & more.
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Stomach contents of trophy buck help convict Wyoming poachers

CODY — Some CSI-style investigation helped Wyoming Game and Fish Department wardens hold two men and a woman accountable for illegally shooting a trophy-class mule deer in late 2010.

 

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Trader pleads not guilty to keeping wildlife parts

Trader pleads not guilty to keeping wildlife parts | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
ALOR SETAR: A trader pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here to four counts of keeping parts of protected animals, including tiger skin and bones, elephant tusks and a horn of a barking deer.
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Wildlife Monitoring

Monitoring wildlife is crucial to prioritizing high risk areas for stretched patrol staff tasked with stopping poaching in Thailand’s forests.
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Be on the lookout for harmful poachers

...one of our worst enemies — the common poacher.

 

Night hunting, trespassing, or closed season, it's poaching. It would probably startle the average person to actually know how harmful poaching is.

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Rhino Poaching Crisis 2012

A short educational video on what is driving the current rhino poaching crisis in South Africa. The number of rhino poached in South Africa so far this year ...
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500 elephants killed in DR Congo's national park - The Economic Times

Over 500 elephants have been killed by poachers at DR Congo's Virunga national park since 2010, a senior government official has revealed.
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Tracey sniffs out 32 kg ivory in Dalma

After nabbing poachers in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, the sniffer dogs trained by Traffic-India/ WWF to control wildlife trafficking across the country have achieved another success in Jharkhand...

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CITES and the North-South Initiative to Make Wildlife Trade Crime More Visible

CITES and the North-South Initiative to Make Wildlife Trade Crime More Visible | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it

Annually, international wildlife trade is estimated to be worth billions of dollars and to include hundreds of millions of plant and animal specimens. Levels of exploitation of some animal and plant species are high and the trade in them, together with other factors, such as habitat loss, is capable of heavily depleting their populations and even bringing some species close to extinction.

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Thai police undercover wildlife slaughterhouse - Monsters and Critics

Bangkok - Bangkok police discovered a slaughterhouse that specialized in butchering and stuffing tigers, zebras, elephants, crocodiles and wild buffalo, an anti-trafficking group said Monday.
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Aboriginal wood carver again convicted of trafficking eagle parts

Aboriginal wood carver again convicted of trafficking eagle parts | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
A B.C. Provincial Court judge has ruled that James Carl Joseph was not asserting his aboriginal rights when he possessed and trafficked in eagle parts.
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Legalbrief - Inadequate checks allow rhino horn shipments, MPs told

Port officials are not adequately checking wildlife shipments for illegal rhino horns, Parliament's Environmental Affairs Committee heard last week, according to a report on the News24 site
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Lebanon: a Hub for Wildlife Trafficking? | Conservation News

Lebanon has become a traffic hub of wild animals. Associations for the protection of nature are trying to attract the attention of the public about this animal welfare issue. Each year, thousands, if not tens of thousands of animals are brought illegally in the country, where they are sold, transferred, abandoned or abused
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Meet the Pangolin, Another Animal Threatened by Traditional Asian Medicine | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network

Meet the Pangolin, Another Animal Threatened by Traditional Asian Medicine | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
In May 2011 Indonesian customs officials inspecting a shipment of fish and turtle meat bound for Vietnam came across a gruesome discovery: 5.9 metric tons of ...
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Poachers slaughter 200 elephants in Cameroon; ivory profits fueling regional conflicts

Poachers slaughter 200 elephants in Cameroon; ivory profits fueling regional conflicts | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG — Poachers have slaughtered at least 200 elephants in the past five weeks in a patch of Africa where they are more dangerously endangered than anywhere else on Earth, wildlife activists said Thursday.
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Eagle Point man pleads not guilty to poaching | MailTribune.com

A 38-year-old Eagle Point man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to six misdemeanor wildlife charges alleging he went on a deer-poaching spree with his teenage son this winter, illegally killing several large black-tailed bucks in the Cascade foothills.
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Tiger poachers growing bolder, experts say - Monsters and Critics

Bangkok - Officials from the 13 tiger-range countries agreed Tuesday to clamp down on traffickers of the big cats, who are growing bolder amid increasing demand from China.
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Arrest of wildlife butchers boosts anti-trafficking efforts

Wildlife agencies clamping down on multimillion rand animal and by-product black market.
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Thai house raid reveals ongoing attacks on wildlife » peoplesworld

Thai house raid reveals ongoing attacks on wildlife » peoplesworld | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it

Bangkok police raided a house on Saturday, where men had slaughtered and carved up dozens of endangered animals, said a report by Time...

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Sea Turtle Poaching and High Demand in China | PRI's The World

Sea Turtle Poaching and High Demand in China | PRI's The World | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
The Chinese have a taste for turtle, and that's led to a rise in poaching endangered sea turtles off the coast of the Philippines. Some Philippines military leaders think the poachers may also be doing lead work for the Chinese military.
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ACSA turns spotlight on wildlife trafficking - Business LIVE

ACSA turns spotlight on wildlife trafficking - Business LIVE | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) and its stakeholders announced on Tuesday that they had partnered with the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) in the fight against wildlife poaching and the trafficking of animal products in and out of SA's main ports of entry and exit.

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Men caught butchering tiger

Men caught butchering tiger | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
POLICE have busted a wildlife slaughterhouse in Bangkok, catching four men in the act of chopping up a tiger.
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Reward keeps growing in Baker County bighorn poaching – Henry Miller's Outdoors

Thanks to contributions from the Oregon Foundation for North American Wild Sheep and six Oregon Hunters Association chapters, the reward pool has grown to $5,600 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for poaching a bighorn sheep in Baker County.

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Mmegi Online :: Wildlife decline in Okavango Delta ignites tourism fears

MAUN: Fears over the future of Botswana�s tourism industry are mounting following recent research findings that revealed a massive wildlife decline in the Okavango Delta. Even more worrying is the fact that cause for this decline is unknown.
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Iraq War Veteran Battles Rhino Poachers in Africa

Iraq War Veteran Battles Rhino Poachers in Africa | Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it? | Scoop.it
Iraq War veteran Damien Mander has established the International Anti-Poaching Foundation in Zimbabwe to stop the killing of rhinos for their horns.
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