A recent survey by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) of marine product sellers in southern China and Hong Kong revealed a continuing illegal trade in a banned fish species which, if left unchecked, will lead to the extinction of the vaquita – the world’s most endangered marine mammal.
The Government of Mozambique destroyed one tonne of contraband ivory and 53 rhino horns seized from the international illegal trade. The event is the latest in a growing number of high-profile destructions of illegal wildlife products around the world, calculated to send an unequivocal message
To great excitement and hype, China stated at a public ivory-destruction event that it will “strictly control ivory processing and trade until the commercial processing and sale of ivory and its products are eventually halted.” But with no detail, the statement can only remain ambiguous, making celebrations premature
The Spring 2015 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, featuring an overview of key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features, Botswana showing progress in fighting wildlife crime and lots more