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ACTION ALERT: Tell Chinese Environment Minister to Stop Trade in "Legal" Tiger Skin! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: china government, environmental minister, tiger skin trade, tigers, massacred, tragedy, trafficking )

Simone
- 1141 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has warned the US, the UK, and all tiger-range nations that China has re-opened the trade in wild cat skinsâEUR"including tigersâEUR"ahead of a Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
Is China Opening the Door to the Tiger and Leopard Skin Trade?
Animals  (tags: china backtracked, tiger, leopard skin trade, tragedy, tigers killed, trafficking )

Simone
- 1143 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Beijing refuses to respond to conservationists' concerns about possible re-opening of trade in tiger and leopard skins.
From Jungle to Suitcase, Southeast Asia's Wildlife Faces a Bleak Future
Animals  (tags: wildlife, brutally killed, trafficking, widlife trade, disappearing tragedy, southeast asia )

Simone
- 1150 days ago - theaustralian.com.au
FOUR leopard cubs, a sunbear cub, a marmoset and a baby gibbon: just some of the menagerie found in suitcases at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport. Hundreds of protected Indian and Burmese star tortoises, again found in baggage at the airport.
Mountain Lion May Be Extinct Here, But That Doesn't Mean They Don't Exist (WITH VIDEO)
Animals  (tags: mountain lions, wildife, trade, trafficking, wild animals, survival )

Simone
- 1205 days ago - registercitizen.com
While the mountain lion found dead on the Wilbur Cross Parkway early Saturday is believed to be extinct in the area, its presence in Connecticut is not as surprising as you might think. A network of "unscrupulous dealers" whose wild animal trade has
Grand Theft Auto: Wildlife Trafficking Edition
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, trafficking, wildlife )

Cher
- 1537 days ago - animals.change.org
Malaysian officials tracked down car thieves to a warehouse, where they recovered 42 stolen vehicles. They also found thousands of birds, as well as caged leopards, albino pygmy monkeys and green snakes. Among the menagerie were at least 20 protected
CITES to Discuss Initiatives to Dismantle Criminal Networks Involved in Tiger and Rhino Poaching
Animals  (tags: cites, summit, criminal networks, wildife, trafficking, protectin, tiger rhino poaching, enforcement )

Simone
- 1660 days ago - unobserver.com
Delegates and enforcement experts attending the CITES summit in Qatar will discuss this week the perilous state of tigers in the wild and the nature of poaching and illegal trade in tigers. The CITES Secretariat, in conjunction with INTERPOL, is calling
11 Indian Tigers Killed Since Beginning of 2010
Animals  (tags: indian tigers, tragedy, human wild animall conflicts, poaching, trafficking, 11 indian tiger deaths, villagers )

Simone
- 1666 days ago - english.people.com.cn
Five tigers were killed in the reserves of the related states, while the other six dead in some states' forests, Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Monday, the paper reported. Among the 5 deaths in the reserves, two each were killed
Tiger Poachers 'Escaping the Law'
Animals  (tags: tigers, poachers, no punishment, crime, wildife, trafficking, tigers killed, outrage )

Simone
- 1714 days ago - google.com
A wildlife conservationist has slammed the Indian government's efforts to crack down on tiger poaching. As many as 417 tigers were killed between 2000 and 2009 in India, but just 11 of the 882 suspected poachers arrested over the last decade have been
Nepal, China to Ink MoU on Trafficking in Tiger Parts
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, trafficking, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1733 days ago - myrepublica.com
The government will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China on trans-boundary crime control in tiger parts in the first week of February.
Asia's Wildlife Trade
Animals  (tags: asia wildife trade, wildlife crime, smuggling, trafficking, endangered animals dying, business, greed, humans, destruction )

Simone
- 1735 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
On September 14, 1998, a thin, bespectacled Malaysian named Wong Keng Liang walked off Japan Airlines Flight 12 at Mexico City International Airport. He was dressed in faded blue jeans, a light-blue jacket, and a T-shirt emblazoned
Man Sentenced, Fined for Trafficking Bear Organs
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, bears, gall bladders, trafficking, sentenced, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1741 days ago - seattlepi.com
Wildlife detectives say investigations into the illegal trafficking of bear gall bladders have led to prison time for one man and a hefty fine for another.
Mussel Traffickers to Serve Prison Terms, Pay Restitution
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, mussels, trafficking, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1853 days ago - all-creatures.org
Three individuals who were involved in a conspiracy to illegally harvest and export undersized freshwater mussels taken from U.S. rivers have been sentenced to pay $65,000 in restitution and serve Federal prison terms of 12, 20 and 24 months.
Toronto Man Jailed for Capturing Protected Turtles
Animals  (tags: toronto man, jailed, possession of turtles, endangered, trafficking, poaching, crime )

Simone
- 1880 days ago - thestar.com
A Toronto man who pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawfully capturing protected turtles has been sentenced to nine months in jail and three months probation on federal wildlife charges. Court in Sarnia heard that Pak Sun Chung was found in possession
Baby Gorilla Rescued From Suspected Traffickers
Animals  (tags: animals, Congo, gorillas, baby, trafficking, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildanimals, investigation, rescued )

Dee
- 1977 days ago - edition.cnn.com
(CNN) -- Undercover officers rescued a baby gorilla from suspected animal traffickers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a national park in the country announced Tuesday.
Airport Staff Take on Traffickers
Animals  (tags: animals, trafficking, Thailand, airports, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2030 days ago - bangkokpost.com
Jointly organised by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry and Airports of Thailand (AoT), the campaign is aimed at stopping the growing problem of wildlife trafficking through the airport.
 

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