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Man Sentenced, Fined for Trafficking Bear Organs
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, bears, gall bladders, trafficking, sentenced, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1893 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.
Four Persons Arrested in Nepal for Illegal Wildlife Trade
Animals  (tags: four persons, charged, illegal wildlife trading, trafficking, tiger skins seized )

Simone
- 2490 days ago - tradingmarkets.com
The Nepali Police have arrested four persons along with six sets of tiger skin from a forest in Kanchanpur district in far-western Nepal, some 500 km west of Kathmandu, the National News Agency RSS reported on Monday.
Why the Caged Birds Break Our Hearts
Animals  (tags: birds, illegal trade, trafficking, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, cruelty )

Cher
- 2201 days ago - deccanherald.com
The trade and trafficking of all wildlife including wild birds is illegal. Birds are transported via the railways and the airlines. They are stuffed into cartons or cages, covered with gunny sacks and sent as unaccompanied baggage.
Grand Theft Auto: Wildlife Trafficking Edition
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, trafficking, wildlife )

Cher
- 1689 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
Nepal, China to Ink MoU on Trafficking in Tiger Parts
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, trafficking, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1885 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
- 1887 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
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
- 1295 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Beijing refuses to respond to conservationists' concerns about possible re-opening of trade in tiger and leopard skins.
Tiger Poachers 'Escaping the Law'
Animals  (tags: tigers, poachers, no punishment, crime, wildife, trafficking, tigers killed, outrage )

Simone
- 1866 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
Applaud Efforts to Combat Wildlife Trafficking PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, trafficking, suffering )

Anna
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
In Brazil, wildlife trafficking is a two-million-dollar industry. Every year one hundred and eighty million animals are taken from the ecosystems of Brazil to satisfy the demand for exotic pets both in Brazil and around the world.
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
- 1812 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
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
- 1294 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
Cameroon: 1,200 Parrots Rescued at Airport
Animals  (tags: parrots, trafficking, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2593 days ago - africanews.com
Over 1,200 exotic African Grey Parrots have been seized from traffickers in Cameroon after 2 two shipments were intercepted by the Ministry of Forests and Wildlife in Douala International Airport. The parrots were being illegally shipped to Bahrain and
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
- 1303 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.
   

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