A report revealing that Japanese retail giant Rakuten is the world’s biggest online marketplace for elephant ivory and whale meat products after research revealed that the company’s Japanese website carries more than 28,000 ads for elephant ivory products and some 1,200 whale meat products ads.
A report examining international wildlife crime case histories, considering the successes and failures, and highlighting the crucial lessons to be learnt for better future enforcement and conservation. .
A briefing document prepared for CITES CoP16 urging decision-makers to end the confusion of murky policies, contradictory laws, inconsistent law enforcement, demand-stimulation efforts and grey markets which give environmental criminals incentives and opportunities for mingling illegal goods with legal ones.
A briefing for the 16th Conference of the Parties (CoP16) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) warning that discussion of ivory trading mechanisms stimulates demand and poaching.