Money Trails – Identifying financial flows linked to wildlife trafficking

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Fascinating insight into the murky illegal wildlife trade (IWT) by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). The global illegal wildlife trade is worth an estimated $7-23 billion a year billion every year, but these huge profits are seldom targeted. “Money Trails – Identifying financial flows linked to wildlife trafficking” looks at …

Live Wild Animal Markets, Human and Animal Health, and Biodiversity Protection

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Joint open letter (prepared by Mark Jones, Head of Policy, Born Free Foundation) to: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organisation Dr Monique Eloit, Director General, Office International Epizoologies Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme   Live Wild Animal Markets, Human and Animal Health, and Biodiversity …

Elephants in Botswana

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Banner Image courtesy of oxandson Petition – “Don’t shoot Africa’s last elephants” Care2 Save Elephants This past week, we have had the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT, 2018) conference in London. The third party reports seen from attendees at IWT 2018 reinforces the message that for any given persecuted species, such as the …

Illegal Wildlife Trade in Laos

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Banner Image: Photo via Flickr user Animals Asia According to a recent (2015) report from the Environmental Investigation Agency, “SIN City – Illegal Wildlife Trade in Laos’ Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone:“ “……..numerous ritzy resorts in the Southeast Asian country have been capitalizing off the sale of exotic meats and specialty …