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Asia's Wildlife Trade
Animals  (tags: asia wildife trade, wildlife crime, smuggling, trafficking, endangered animals dying, business, greed, humans, destruction )

Simone
- 2373 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
- 2379 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
- 2490 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
- 2517 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
- 2615 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
- 2667 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.
Thailand Calls for Wildlife Trade Enforcement
Animals  (tags: wildlife, Thailand, enforcement, illegal trade, trafficking, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2669 days ago - voanews.com
The Thai government is calling for broader regional support to police illegal wildlife trafficking, especially to China. Thailand is training more than 200 Bangkok airport personnel to assist in the recovery of wildlife trafficked through the
Why the Caged Birds Break Our Hearts
Animals  (tags: birds, illegal trade, trafficking, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, cruelty )

Cher
- 2686 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.
Exposing the Puppy Traffickers! Video!
Animals  (tags: puppies, trafficking, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

Cher
- 2689 days ago - giveanimalsavoice.org.uk
Puppy trafficking is a lucrative business. Tiny puppies are bred in large numbers to be sold by some pet shops, via the internet and through local newspaper adverts. Many puppies fall sick and sadly some die, very often once you've paid out hundreds, or
Animal Traffickers Plundering Forests
Animals  (tags: animals, trafficking, illegal, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, endangered, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2699 days ago - nicatimes.net
The illegal animal trade in Nicaragua is thriving. Animal trafficking is considered a $20 billion annual industry, the most lucrative black market trade after arms and drugs, according to the Brazil-based Network to combat Wild Animal Trafficking.
Become a Tiger Conservation Friend Today!
Animals  (tags: tiger conservation, tiger conservation friend, advocate, fighting against tiger trade, trafficking, reports, actions )

Simone
- 2966 days ago - savethetigerfund.org
By signing up as a conservation friend, you will voice your support for wild tiger conservation. Tiger conservation friends have the option to recieve our electronic CATT alerts that bring breaking news to your email box about our Campaign Against
Four Persons Arrested in Nepal for Illegal Wildlife Trade
Animals  (tags: four persons, charged, illegal wildlife trading, trafficking, tiger skins seized )

Simone
- 2975 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.
3 Poachers Arrested
Animals  (tags: african wildlife, poachers, wild animals, trafficking, destruction )

Simone
- 2985 days ago - maratriangle.wildlifedirect.org
The patrol team went out this morning along the border towards Mara Bridge, it was a routine patrol without any prior information. They continued their patrol on foot for 6 kilometres along the drainage line and caught up with three poachers near the
Fighting the Wildlife Trade
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, poaching, trafficking, wildlife officials, organization, fighting, wild animals, protection )

Simone
- 3040 days ago - worldwildlife.org
Illegal wildlife trade is one of the primary threats to a large number of species. Since 1970, for instance, more than 90 percent of the world's wild rhinos have disappeared, slaughtered by the thousands for one primary reason: their magnificent horns.
Wildlife Trading Ring "Dismantled" on Sino-Russian Border
Animals  (tags: wildlife, trafficking, poaching, ring dismantled, wildlife officers, protection, endangered animals )

Simone
- 3050 days ago - panda.org
Key members of a smuggling ring trading tiger skins and bear parts into China will face trial in March after a 6 month operation in which WWF and TRAFFIC provided technical assistance to customs, police and navy officials in the Russian far east.

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