Nations Consider Protecting Sharks as 100 MILLION Die Each Year - Just For Their Fins | @scoopit http://sco.lt/5RKfQnBANGKOK, Thailand, March 8, 2013 (ENS) – Wildlife poachers now are well organized criminal syndicates, and in response, wildlife law enforcement officers from around the world convened in Bangkok Thursday for the first global meeting of wildlife enforcement networks.
The event was held alongside the conference of the 178 government Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, CITES, which continues through March 14...
“Whether in the real or virtual world, the illegal ivory trade poses one of the biggest threats to elephants in the wild, and law enforcement efforts need to be both off and online if we are to effectively tackle this crime,” said David Higgins, manager of INTERPOL’s Environmental Crime Programme....
14 March 2013 - Deutche Welles
SANCTUARY SAVES ANTEATERS MAIMED BY POACHERS http://www.dw.de/sanctuary-saves-anteaters-maimed-by-poachers/a-16627049?maca=en-rss-en-environment-4553-rdf
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