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Illegal Orangutan Trader Successfully Prosecuted For First Time In Indonesia
Animals  (tags: orangutan, Indonesia, illegal trading, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, GoodNews, wildlife, protection )

- 1639 days ago -
uthorities in North Sumatra, Indonesia, have sentenced an illegal owner and trader of orangutans to a seven-month prison sentence, the first time an actual prosecution has taken place since orangutans were deemed a protected species in 1924.
Illegal Internet Wildlife Trading Discussions Come to a Head at CITES
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, illegal poaching, illegal trading, endangered species, protection, habitat, CITES, animalrights, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, extinction )

- 2346 days ago -
Discussions on illegal wildlife trade on the internet came to a head at the recent CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) event. Nearly 200 nations convened and voted on a number of issues, ranging from banning trade of ...

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