Tag: pangolin

Hands sifting through a large sack of Pangolin scales

Proposed expansion of China’s protected species list should be good news but won’t end pangolin trade

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.

Front cover of our report entitled Running out of Time: Wildlife Crime Justice Failures in Vietnam

Running Out of Time

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.