China’s Wildlife Trade is Out of Control

Stephen Wiggins Article, Petition 9 Comments

Petition – “Tigers Reduced to Skin and Bone“ Petition – “Tigers slaughtered to produce bone paste to fuel the illegal tiger trade in Vietnam! Please help“ Picture above of a ‘skin and bone’ tiger held captive in a Chinese captive facility  – “Breeding tigers (and any animal) in cruel, inhumane conditions …


The ‘Theatre’ of Wildlife Decimation

Stephen Wiggins Article, Petition 14 Comments

In the war-like ‘theatre’ of organised wildlife crime, versus the authorities and anti-poaching units, where is the current ‘balance’ in this blood filled battle? Ultimately, where are we heading with regard to threatened species? Elephant Poaching Based on CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and …


EU Action Plan Against Wildlife Trafficking Welcomed

Stephen Wiggins Article 2 Comments

On the 26 February 2016, the European Union (EU) launched the “EU Action Plan Against Wildlife Trafficking, in Brussels” with an “ambitious blueprint” for joint action on three strands: prevention stronger enforcement, and global partnership The Born Free foundation has been at the forefront of efforts to encourage the European Commission to …