Despite several high-profile seizures during the past four years, there have been hardly any proper investigations into the international illegal wildlife trade and few prosecutions of the criminals involved, a new analysis of pubic and court records has revealed.
Despite intense international scrutiny since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese Government’s revision of its key legislation on conservation and trade in wild animals looks likely to be a major disappointment and failure of nerve
With mounting global concern at the link between commercial exploitation of wildlife in China and the rise of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report exposes 24 Chinese companies listing the bones of endangered leopards among the ingredients in their traditional medicines
In a controversial decision questioned by wildlife scientists around the globe, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is set to formally recognise Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for the first time at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva
The fourth Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) in London this week has seen high-level participation from governments, private sector and NGOs, focusing the attention of the international community on previous commitments to tackle IWT as a serious organised crime