No 242 Wildlife Trade News 20th October 2014

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

STANDING COMMITTEE?

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

http://www.cctv-america.com/2014/10/19/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/

Roads Benefit People But Can Have Massive Environmental Costs http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/19/roads-benefit-people-but-can-have-massive-environmental-costs/

AWF to bring sniffer dogs

http://www.daily-mail.co.zm/?p=8242

Cameroon Creates a Sanctuary for World’s Rarest Ape http://ens-newswire.com/2014/10/19/cameroon-creates-a-sanctuary-for-worlds-rarest-ape/

Hunters urged to protect Siberian birds http://nation.com.pk/national/19-Oct-2014/hunters-urged-to-protect-siberian-birds?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online%2F24hours-news+%28The+Nation+%3A+Latest+News%29

Police offer rewards for tips in elephant poaching case (China) http://shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=247654

Deer Meat Seized (India) http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Deer-Meat-Seized/2014/10/20/article2486168.ece

Ivory Seized, Three Arrested (India) http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Ivory-Seized-Three-Arrested/2014/10/20/article2486047.ece

Saving Tobago’s turtles http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Saving-Tobagos-turtles-279732892.html

S. Africa Starts Rhino Move to Fight Poaching, Sunday Times Says … http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-10-19/s-dot-africa-starts-rhino-move-to-fight-poaching-sunday-times-says

Interest in rhino horn drops in Vietnam http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/environment/interest-in-rhino-horn-drops-in-vietnam-1.1767419#.VES6NcmwQuc

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