China's National Forestry and Grasslands Administration is in the process of revising the country's list of protected wildlife species, as revealed by a document leaked online comprising a new draft list of protected species alongside a call for feedback from government agencies. This is the first time the list has been overhauled since 1988.
Despite the rapid proliferation of organised Vietnamese wildlife trafficking networks driving illegal wildlife trade globally, the response from the Government of Vietnam has been inadequate and disproportionate to the scale of wildlife trafficking implicating Vietnamese criminal groups.
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
In the struggle against the extermination of species at the hands of illegal trade and human exploitation, no potential weapon or tactic should be beneath initial consideration. As well as coherent and effective transnational law enforcement, it’s also vital to change the attitudes of potential poachers and consumers