Wildlife trafficking, worth an estimated $10 billion a year, is thought to be the third most valuable unlawful business in the world.
A Buddhist monk has been detained after being caught smuggling tiger skins and parts from the infamous Tiger Temple in Thailand.
Illegal trafficking and poaching of rhinos, elephants and pangolins, and others in South Africa were the topics in a recent talk by a Wild Tomorrow Fund ecologist, at Audubon Greenwich, in Connecticut. Researchers say there is hope despite a seemingly grim future for the animals.
In the first unified effort to move against wildlife trafficking in the U.S. and abroad, the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance has formed and plans to meet in the fall. Who will be its members?