wildlife crime

FROM THE FIELD: Taming the illegal wildlife trafficking trade

Cargo ships have become increasingly favoured over the last year as a means for criminal organizations to transport illegal wildlife products, , after COVID-19 related restrictions disrupted other forms of transportation.

Wildlife crime putting environment and health at risk: UN report

The COVID-19 pandemic shows how wildlife crime is a threat not only to the environment but to human health, according to a new UN report issued on Friday.

Namibia’s abundant wildlife result of conservation efforts

Namibia has an abundance of wildlife and plant species because of its conservation efforts, the Minister of Environment and Tourism has said.

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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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