Vietnam destroys 10 tons of smuggled wild animal parts

Vietnam destroys 10 tons of smuggled wild animal parts

By Ngoc Truong, VnExpress International Nearly 10 tons of endangered animal parts from Africa, including ivory and rhino horns that were seized from a smuggler in Da Nang City, have been incinerated. A court in the central city ruled Thursday to burn 456.9 kg of...
Research details how corruption fuels wildlife crimes

Research details how corruption fuels wildlife crimes

By IOL Corruption is the air that wildlife crime breathes; it is one of the key enablers of widespread and large-scale wildlife trafficking and one of the biggest obstacles to effective law enforcement. This is according to the Wildlife Justice Commission’s new report...
Poachers target hippos for giant teeth in place of ivory

Poachers target hippos for giant teeth in place of ivory

By Navin Singh Khadka – Environment correspondent, BBC World Service Deepening restrictions on ivory trafficking have led to an increase of the trade in hippopotamus teeth, wildlife campaigners are warning, with potentially serious effects for a species already...