Our new report, Vanishing Point - Criminality, Corruption and the Devastation of Tanzania's Elephants, reveals that Chinese-led criminal gangs are conspiring with corrupt Tanzanian officals to traffic huge amunts of ivory. This illegal trade has caused half of Tanzania's elephants to be poached in the past five years.
A formal diplomatic protest was delivered to the Icelandic Government in Reykjavik. Signed by 28 EU Member States, USA, Australia, Brazil, Israel, Mexico and New Zealand. Monaco associated with the statement.“respect the IWC’s global moratorium and end its commercial whaling and international trade in whale products”
A new report 'Slayed in Iceland: The commercial hunting and international trade in endangered fin whales' calls for the international community and vested commercial interests to take tough action to end Iceland’s ongoing slaughter of endangered fin whales
Myanmar’s precious rosewood tree species are heading for imminent commercial extinction at the hands of China’s multi-billion dollar rosewood furniture boom. Illegal trade in rosewood is driven by wealthy elites in China and their desire for the high-end Ming and Qing dynasty reproduction furniture known as ‘hongmu’
Conservation groups are calling on the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and its member governments to condemn Iceland’s commercial whale hunt following confirmation that the Icelandic whaling company Hvalur hf has killed yet another endangered fin whale