Stories tagged "wildlife trafficking"

March 6, 2019

BuzzFeed News Levels Shocking Charge Against WWF

BuzzFeed News published a shocking exposé on Monday, in which it alleged that one of the world’s largest and most respected environmental organizations, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), has supported anti-poaching guards “who have tortured and killed...

March 5, 2019

Duct Taped Turtles Turn Up In Luggage – Abandoned by Smugglers

Ironically, just as the world was celebrating World Wildlife Day last weekend, NPR reported that customs officials in the Phillippines on Sunday discovered more than 1500 rare and endangered turtles and tortoises wrapped in duct tape inside four unclaimed pieces of...

February 8, 2019

Major Wildlife Trafficking Busts In Hong Kong and Uganda

CNN reported last Friday that Hong Kong customs agents had taken into custody $8 million dollars worth of smuggled endangered species parts, including the largest single cache of pangolin scales.  This was one of the largest wildlife trafficking busts ever in Hong...

April 11, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Dislike–Facebook’s Role in Wildlife Trafficking, Ten Most Endangered U.S. Rivers, Extreme Heat, An Extreme Problem, Southern Company Phasing Out Coal, Bottom Trawling Banned by Fishermen In California, John Oliver on Scott Pruitt

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