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)

No 241 Wildlife Trade News 19th October 2014

Half-tonne of smuggled ivory seized in Saudi

Ivory smuggling attempt foiled

Kruger Park suspected rhino poacher shot dead

14 Rhino poachers arrested in Kruger National Park

Saving the endangered: Chinkara deer recovered in raid (Pakistan)

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:

Two elephants electrocuted in Bengal

Forest officials arrest poacher (India)

Saving Private Rhino (gallery)

Rare white rhino dies at Ol Pejeta, only six remain – See more at:

Media Release: Sea Shepherd and Sheen Announce New Marine Conservation Campaign Featuring the Research Vessel

Struggle against extinction: the pictures that capture the story

ZAWA to become department

Is the seized skin of a tiger from Nagzira reserve?

Two strikes left in Barrow’s autumn whaling season

Poacher menace shadow on tiger conservation

Accusations Of Illegal Elephant Registration (Sri Lanka)

Encroachment poses threat to Manas National Park

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

Forest restoration commitments: driven by science or politics? (Uganda, Ethiopia, DRC)

Leonardo DiCaprio And Netflix Team Up To Save Gorillas
Read more internet tv news: Leonardo DiCaprio And Netflix Team Up To Save Gorillas

Peru’s Amazon sees increased illegal logging extract: That’s $374 million worth of tropical hardwoods exported to the U.S., Europe and China.

IUCN Conference Suggests Reduced Habitat Pressures And Increased Surveillance of Wildlife Populations To Check Ebola

Kenya hotels: Stop killing our reef and diving grounds

Indonesia’s Choice: Coal vs. Environment

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