Convergence of wildlife crime with other forms of organised crime

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The Wildlife Justice Commission report (May 2021) restates that “Over the past two decades, wildlife crime has become a form of transnational organised crime, generating billions of dollars annually and affecting almost every country.” The report includes case studies, such as the “The Rathkeale Rovers” (page 28 – 29) prosecuted …

Trafficking of Ivory in Cambodia – Operation Jeopardy

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An illustration of how the illegal wildlife trade adapts and shifts – the Chinese demand for ivory is still there, the supply routes move regions as enforcement eventually tries to clamp-down: “Operation Jeopardy – The Growing Relevance of Cambodia in the Global Ivory Trade¬†(report PDF),” Wildlife Justice Commission, June 2020 …