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This New Whistleblowing Site Wants to Be the WikiLeaks of Poaching
Animals  (tags: poaching, WildLeaks, anti-poaching, wildlife trafficking, wildanimals, wildlife, sadness, slaughter, protection, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, cruelty, conservation, endangered )

Roseann
- 48 days ago - grist.org
WildLeaks, a new website that calls itself "the first secure, online whistleblower platform dedicated to wildlife and forest crime." You can safely and anonymously submit tips about poaching, illegal logging, wildlife trafficking, and more -- as well as p
Four South Africa Game Park Staff Arrested Over Rhino Poaching
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, death, wildlife trade, wildlife trafficking, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 775 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Four staff members at South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park have been arrested on suspicion of killing rhinos and selling their horns to criminal syndicates the park service said
Cooperation Leads to Bust of Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, illegal, wildlife trafficking, environment, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 829 days ago - hsus.typepad.com
There's some big news on the wildlife trafficking front today, with the arrest of a dozen individuals in California and Nevada as part of an enforcement action made possible in part by the work of HSUS volunteers, who cooperated with federal wildlife
ACTION ALERT: Prime Minister of Malaysia: Will PERHILITAN Ever Reveal The Truth? PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: government officals, controversy, wildlife trafficking, orangutans torn from wild, imprisoned, baby orangutans, suffering )

Simone
- 887 days ago - change.org
Taiping Zoo in Malaysia was found in possession of illegally traded and acquired orangutans. Ever since then, government officials have tried everything they can to drop the case.
Hong Kong Seizes Nearly 800 Smuggled Elephant Tusks
Animals  (tags: hong kong, international, elephant tusks, ivory haul, elephants killed, wildlife trafficking, crime )

Simone
- 957 days ago - google.com
Hong Kong has seized nearly two tonnes of elephant ivory worth about $1.7 million hidden in a shipment from Malaysia and detained a local man over the haul, customs authorities said Wednesday.
ACTION ALERT: Tell South African Authorities: Return 150 Smuggled Parrots to the Wild! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: wildlife trafficking, 150 smuggled parrots, welfare, freedom, protection )

Simone
- 964 days ago - change.org
In April 2011, 161 wild-caught African Grey parrots were confiscated by the South African Military Police as they were about to be smuggled across the Lebombo border between South Africa and Mozambique.
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Lethal Trade in Freshwater Turtles! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: wildlife trafficking, turtle trade, freshwater turtles, caught, killed, suffering, laws, protection )

Simone
- 982 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The United States is a turtle biodiversity hotspot, home to more types of turtles than any other country in the world. Unfortunately, unregulated international trade is rapidly depleting this rich native heritage: More than 12 million wild-caught
Slow Loris, Victim of Organized Crime
Animals  (tags: slow loris, wild animals, organized crimes, wildlife trafficking, wildlife, endangered animals, slaughtered, tragedy )

Simone
- 991 days ago - thedailygreen.com
A new study says that demand in East Asia for exotic animal parts puts many species are at risk from crime rings that are far more sophisticated than law enforcement officials.
Bear Bile Trade, Both Legal and Illegal, Ubiquitous in Asia
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, Bear bile trade, animal trafficking, wildlife trafficking, protection, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, humans, habitat, endangered )

Cal
- 1064 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Surveying 13 nations and territories in Asia, the wildlife trade organization TRAFFIC found that the bear bile trade remains practically ubiquitous in the region. In many cases the trade, which extracts bile from captive bears' gall bladders for sale...
Mexico Makes Major Raid on Exotic Animal Traffickers
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trafficking, wildlife trafficking enforcement, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, humans, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 1112 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Hundreds of police raided illicit markets to crack down on the lucrative trade in wild animals and rare flowers, arresting 15 traffickers across Mexico this weekend in one of the biggest swoops of its kind.
WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING: China's Dangerous Appetite for Rare Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, death, WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING, wildlife trafficking, wildlife trade, China, illegal wildlife trade., wildlife, wildanimals, protection, cruelty, slaughter, endangered, extinction )

Cal
- 1118 days ago - globalpost.com
It seems that for many, the best way to demonstrate new wealth and power in China is to eat something rare, something potentially illegal. Nowhere is this better witnessed than in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province
Conservation Groups Propose Ban on Lion Parts in US
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, lions, wildlife trade, wildlife trafficking, wildlife trafficking wild animal trade, wildanimals, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, cats, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, humans )

Cal
- 1140 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A coalition of conservation groups are filing a petition with the US Department of the Interior to list lions as 'endangered' under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Such a listing would make it illegal to bring lion parts in the country
Man Tries to Board Plane With Suitcases Full of Wild Life
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildlife trafficking, wildlife trade, wildlife traffickers, wildanimals, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, abuse )

Cal
- 1159 days ago - news.com.au
AIRPORT works in Bangkok were stunned to find a passenger attempting to board a plane with three suitcases stuffed full of live animals.
Vietnam a Key Link in Int'L Wildlife Trafficking
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife trafficking, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, killing )

Cher
- 1225 days ago - english.vietnamnet.vn
Vietnam has become an "important link" in the global wildlife trafficking chain, an official said, citing 700 trafficking cases involving 5,000 wild animals and plants have been busted in 2010's first half.
Stop Rhino Poaching
Animals  (tags: Rhino poaching, wildlife trafficking, animals, suffering )

Jill
- 1333 days ago - stoprhinopoaching.com
The rhino poaching epidemic in Southern Africa has got to the point where we are losing animals on an almost daily basis.
 

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