‘We need to teach people about pangolins’ — lessons to learn from a study into live pangolin trade

In recent years, countries in southern Africa, including Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, have noted that the majority of intercepted pangolin trafficking cases involved live animals. While trafficking of pangolin scales from Africa to Asia has been a topic of media attention and research, little is known about the live pangolin trade in Africa.


Another day and another major elephant ivory trafficking incident – this shouldn’t still be happening

It’s April 2024, 35 years since the international ban on ivory trade and three-and-a-half decades of investment to tackle wildlife trafficking, yet Vietnamese news outlets this week announced the interception of another 1.6 tonnes of ivory, smuggled from Nigeria – the latest in a long and dismal catalogue of similar incidents