Update on Thailand’s Largest Ivory Bust….I was not Shocked… but I Grieved….Interview with Thailand’s Director of Clearance Customs Bureau

“Was I shocked? No. But I grieved for the grisly fate of those elephants,” says Tanat Suvattanametakul. Last week we made a posting about the largest Ivory seizure in Thailand to date. This is an update to that article interviewing Continue Reading

The Lusaka Task Force: Fighting Poaching & Wildlife Crimes

The Lusaka Agreement on Co-operative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora was the brain-child of Wildlife Law Enforcement Officers from eight Eastern and Southern African countries meeting in Lusaka, Zambia in December 1992, under the Continue Reading

SA Opposition Party Wants Action Against Rhino Poaching

South Africa’s official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party last week urged President Jacob Zuma’s government to pressure Zimbabwe and other neighbouring countries to act to curb exports of poached rhino horns. DA water and environmental spokesman Gareth Morgan said: “South Continue Reading