John Scanlon

“Days of high profit and low risk from wildlife crime are over”

A surge in wildlife crime is being met with unprecedented efforts by the international community to combat it, a leading UN expert said Monday.

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“Surge” in wildlife crime reported

A surge in wildlife crime, especially affecting elephants and rhinos, is being fueled by corruption according to the Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, also known as CITES.

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