Saturday, August 8, 2020
Written by: Kimberly White  INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization (WCO) took on wildlife traffickers last month with Operation Thunderball. Coordinated by INTERPOL’s Environmental Security Programme and the WCO Environment Programme, Operation Thunderball is...
Written by: John E. Scanlon There is no global agreement on wildlife crime, nor any universally agreed definition of wildlife crime. In the absence of such an agreement, CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
Written by: Mike Gaworecki New research finds that large filter feeders in the waters of Indonesia could be ingesting dozens to hundreds of microplastic particles every hour. Due to their filter...
Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino poaching has decreased for the fifth straight year in South Africa. The South African government has reported fewer rhinos were poached for their horns in 2019. 
Written by: Greg McDermid, David Laskin, and Scott Nielsen Toward the end of each summer, grizzly bears in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains gorge on the tart red berries of a...
Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin seizure in the region. Customs officials discovered the shark fins inside...
Written by: Kimberly White  Elephants in Nigeria are getting a technological boost in protection. The Wildlife Conservation Society Nigeria has fitted six elephants with GPS/satellite collars in Nigeria’s Yankari Game Reserve. The collars provide...
Written by: Kimberly White In the weeks leading up to World Pangolin Day, officials around the world have seized approximately 40 tonnes of pangolins. Earlier this month, police working on...
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid and CHANGE are raising awareness of strict penalties for wildlife gifts in Vietnam with a new campaign. Disguised as the deal of a lifetime, the “Buy 1, Get 15”...
Written by: Kimberly White An elusive ocean wanderer, the giant oceanic manta ray glides effortlessly through its alluring undersea habitat of living coral reefs, sea turtles and aquatic wildlife. These gentle giants can weigh...

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