No 241 Wildlife Trade News 19th October 2014

Another dose of bitter truths about the scale of the global illegal wildlife
trade and wildlife crimes

in the spotlight today ……………………

Light sentence in vulture case slammed (South Africa) http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/light-sentence-in-vulture-case-slammed-1.1767272#.VEPqzsmwQuc

No 241 Wildlife Trade News 19th October 2014

Half-tonne of smuggled ivory seized in Saudi http://www.thesundaily.my/news/1202665

Ivory smuggling attempt foiled

http://www.menafn.com/1093984129/Ivory-smuggling-attempt-foiled

Kruger Park suspected rhino poacher shot dead http://ewn.co.za/2014/10/19/Kruger-Park-rhino-poacher-shot-dead

14 Rhino poachers arrested in Kruger National Park http://thenewage.co.za/141003-1007-53-14_Rhino_poachers_arrested_in_Kruger_National_Park

Saving the endangered: Chinkara deer recovered in raid (Pakistan) http://tribune.com.pk/story/777683/saving-the-endangered-chinkara-deer-recovered-in-raid/

Fishing enthusiasts in Malaysia kill juvenile whale shark (NA comment: This is Sabah – no one ever gets prosecuted in this State for murdering wildlife. The Sabah Wildlife Department is well known for its apathy towards law enforcement.) – See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/malaysia/fishing-enthusiasts-malaysia-kill-juvenile-whale-shark#sthash.5oEklyN7.dpuf

Two elephants electrocuted in Bengalhttp://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=271036

Forest officials arrest poacher (India) http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/forest-officials-arrest-poacher-114101800441_1.html

Saving Private Rhino (gallery) http://citizen.co.za/259802/saving-private-rhino-gallery/

Rare white rhino dies at Ol Pejeta, only six remain – See more at: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/article-194555/rare-white-rhino-dies-ol-pajeta-only-six-remain#sthash.1bzOBf8V.dpuf

Media Release: Sea Shepherd and Sheen Announce New Marine Conservation Campaign Featuring the Research Vessel http://www.wireservice.ca/index.php?module=News&func=display&sid=12721

Struggle against extinction: the pictures that capture the story http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/19/-sp-wildlife-photographer-of-the-year

ZAWA to become department http://www.daily-mail.co.zm/?p=8182

Is the seized skin of a tiger from Nagzira reserve? http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Is-the-seized-skin-of-a-tiger-from-Nagzira-reserve/articleshow/44872330.cms

Two strikes left in Barrow’s autumn whaling season http://www.adn.com/article/20141018/two-strikes-left-barrows-autumn-whaling-season

Poacher menace shadow on tiger conservation http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/big-blow-to-big-cats-poachers-overtake-conservation-efforts/article1-1276922.aspx

Accusations Of Illegal Elephant Registration (Sri Lanka) http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2014/10/19/accusations-of-illegal-elephant-registration/

Encroachment poses threat to Manas National Park http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=oct1914/state050

Who Killed An Endangered Tasmanian Devil? New Mexico Zoo Searching For Answers http://www.inquisitr.com/1548535/who-killed-an-endangered-tasmanian-devil-new-mexico-zoo-searching-for-answers/

Group of five detained in Kasa for trying to smuggle tiger skin, nails, into Mumbai http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/crime/Group-of-five-detained-in-Kasa-for-trying-to-smuggle-tiger-skin-nails-into-Mumbai/articleshow/44872334.cms

Forest restoration commitments: driven by science or politics? (Uganda, Ethiopia, DRC)
Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1010-gfrn-cannon-forest-pledges.html#rB1kS6gCBW4YZTgU.99

Leonardo DiCaprio And Netflix Team Up To Save Gorillas
Read more internet tv news: Leonardo DiCaprio And Netflix Team Up To Save Gorillas http://www.worldtvpc.com/blog/leonardo-dicaprio-and-netflix-team-up-to-save-gorillas/#ixzz3Gbsrm6AX

Peru’s Amazon sees increased illegal logging extract: That’s $374 million worth of tropical hardwoods exported to the U.S., Europe and China. http://www.cctv-america.com/2014/10/18/perus-amazon-sees-increased-illegal-logging

IUCN Conference Suggests Reduced Habitat Pressures And Increased Surveillance of Wildlife Populations To Check Ebola http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/iucn-conference-suggests-reduced-habitat-pressures-increased-surveillance-wildlife-populations-1470713

Kenya hotels: Stop killing our reef and diving grounds http://www.eturbonews.com/51622/kenya-hotels-stop-killing-our-reef-and-diving-grounds

Indonesia’s Choice: Coal vs. Environment http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1027405-indonesias-choice-coal-vs-environment/

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