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Tough Sentence for Ivory Smuggler May Spell Way Forward in Elephant Poaching Crisis
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, wildlife smuggling, GoodNews, animalwelfare, animals, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

AWAY AWHI
- 2830 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Republic of the Congo sentenced an ivory smuggler to an unprecedented four years in prison, proving the government's rising willingness to crack down on poachers.
Tanzania Suspends Officials Over Wildlife Smuggling
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, animalwelfare, wildlife trade, corruption, government, wildlife smuggling, animals, abuse, animaladvocates, protection, humans, environment )

AWAY AWHI
- 2833 days ago - trust.org
Tanzania has suspended its director of wildlife and two other officials over the illegal export of more than 100 live animals and birds from the east African nation's game parks, a government minister said.
Tougher Penalties on Cards to Fight Wildlife Smugglers
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tougher penalties, wildlife smuggling, environment, endangered, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3367 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
The Government will consider tougher penalties for wildlife smugglers after a judge suggested a stronger deterrent was needed for people attracted by the big profits for our endangered species.
Wildlife Smuggling: Why Does Wildlife Crime Reporting Suck? (PHOTOS)
Animals  (tags: wildlife smuggling, reporting, crimes, horrific cruelty, illegal trade )

Simone
- 3425 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Did you read the story about the illegal trade in gorilla testicles? Have you seen the one about parrots poached in Brazil using glue? How about the news bulletin last week about the guy at LAX with Australian lizards strapped to his chest?
Smugglers Try to Mail Geckos to Europe
Animals  (tags: australia, europe, wildlife smuggling, geckos, endangered, extinction, humans, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, death, protection, suffering, killed, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 4016 days ago - news.yahoo.com
SYDNEY, Australia - Wildlife smugglers tried to mail 15 Australian geckos to Europe in hollowed-out books and photo frames, the Customs Service said Tuesday. Most of the leaf-tail geckos were found dead from lack of air, food and water when the parcels we
Tiger Trafficker Jailed to 30 Months in Hanoi
Animals  (tags: tiger traffickers, jail term, wildlife smuggling, killing endangered tigers )

Simone
- 4125 days ago - thanhniennews.com
A woman was Wednesday sentenced to 30 months imprisonment for possessing tiger bone. A Hanoi court also imposed suspended sentences, ranging from 24 to 30 months, on three men found to be 41-year-old Nguyen Thi Thanh's accomplices. Thanh, Tran Van
Wildlife Smuggling Ring Busted, 950 Monkeys Rescued
Animals  (tags: wildlife smuggling )


- 4334 days ago - thestar.com.my
KLUANG, Malaysia : One of the largest wildlife smuggling syndicates in the country has been crippled with the arrest of four men and rescue of around 950 illegally captured monkeys...
   

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