The string of bad news about wildlife and environmental crimes just keeps growing
longer and longer … another daily dose
of bitter truths …
in the spotlight today ……………………
Rich Chinese are literally eating this exotic mammal into extinction (Myanmar) GlobalPost visits a border outpost where the world’s most trafficked mammal is on the menu.
UNCONCERNED ABOUT CITES (why would they be?),
CHINA IS CONSUMIMG THE WORLD’S WILDLIFE – SPECIES BY SPECIES.
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH FOR THE CITES SECRETARIAT AND
No 242 Wildlife Trade News 20th October 2014
Black scorpion imports: Wildlife dept reluctant to issue NOC (Pakistan) http://tribune.com.pk/story/777997/black-scorpion-imports-wildlife-dept-reluctant-to-issue-noc/
India plans huge palm oil expansion, puts forests at risk
Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1004-gfrn-dasgupta-mizoram-palmoil.html#TaEsT3M2SAErIzSU.99
Ivory trafficker sentenced after admitting guilt (Namibia) http://www.namibian.com.na/indexx.php?id=19157&page_type=story_detail&category_id=1
Wildlife in Brazilian river basin fight for survival
Tanzania adamant on Serengeti road works
THROUGHWAY: The government insists that Serengeti has all along been conserved by Tanzania and it is the property of a sovereign state. The government is appealing the EACJ ruling. (COURTESY PHOTO) http://www.busiweek.com/index1.php?Ctp=2&pI=2041&pLv=3&srI=58&spI=24&cI=19 and check out The Chinese Road Across the Serengeti http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonchang/2010/09/17/the-chinese-road-across-the-serengeti/