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Israeli Activist Hunts Down African Wildlife Traffickers
Animals  (tags: wildlife trafficking, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 108 days ago - israel21c.org
How one idealistic man from Tel Aviv has successfully taken on the vast brutal cartel of corrupt officials profiting from slaughter and plunder.
End Wildlife Trafficking PETITION
Animals  (tags: Jane Goodall, wildlife trafficking, death, animalwelfare, animals, animalrights, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 108 days ago - change.org
Hello, my name is Jane Goodall, and IâEUR(TM)m here to ask for your support to end wildlife trafficking.
A Temple, Some Tigers, and a Whole Lot of Trouble
Animals  (tags: wildlife trafficking, protection, tigers, wildlife, wildanimals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals )

Cal
- 312 days ago - onearth.org
An investigative report reveals illegal wildlife trafficking at a Buddhist temple in Thailand
EU Drops Proposed Law to Tackle Illegal Trade in Wildlife and Toxic Waste
Animals  (tags: protection, wildlife, wildlife trafficking, European Union )

Tracy
- 389 days ago - theguardian.com
The EU has quietly dropped plans for stronger environmental inspections to tackle illegal trade in wildlife and toxic waste across Europe.
Forestry Police Seize FIFTY Wild Apes Being Taken in the Boot of a Car to Be Sold for Bushmeat and Medicine
Animals  (tags: monkeys, boot, car, wildlife trafficking, police, asia, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 698 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Stunned forestry police found almost 50 live monkeys stuffed into gauze sacks in the boot of a car.
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Illegal Wildlife Trafficking - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING, WILDLIFE TRADE, LAWS, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, death, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, suffering, slaughter )

Cal
- 861 days ago - forcechange.com
One notorious location for animal trafficking that is generally under the radar is Mong La, a main trading city in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Locals and tourists from around the world come to this illegal traders' haven to purchase illegally trafficked
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
- 1011 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
- 1739 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 )

CherAWAY
- 1792 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
- 1850 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
- 1920 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
- 1927 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
- 1945 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
- 1955 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
- 2028 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...
 

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