Singapore thành lập trung tâm pháp y động vật hoang dã

Một trung tâm pháp y động vật hoang dã đã được thành lập tại Singapore với mục đích hỗ trợ cuộc chiến chống lại các mạng lưới buôn lậu. Ủy ban Công viên Quốc gia (NParks) hôm thứ Sáu (27/8) đã chính thức khai trương trung tâm pháp y động vật hoang dã đầu tiên […]

Smuggling of pangolins and conservation efforts

Recently, Nghe An Police and the Rapid Response Team of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW) have seized 4 live pangolins from illegal wildlife traders. Wildlife trafficking continues to be complicated. The Penal Code 2015 (amended in 2017) has given a reasonably high penalty frame for wildlife violations. Accordingly, Article 244 of the Penal Code stipulates that […]

AUSTRALIA’S ILLEGAL PET TRADE IS CLOSELY LINKED TO THE USA

The transnational smuggling of live animals poses a threat to Australia’s biodiversity, conservation, environmental biosecurity, animal welfare, human health, and wellbeing. In a study published in the journal Conservation Letters, researchers at the University of Adelaide have compared the illegal smuggling of live reptiles including lizards, snakes, and turtles entering Australia with unregulated pet trade […]

A Vietnamese man was severely accused by South Africa police officers with a record haul of wildlife trading, over 60 kilograms of exhibits were found.

After 4 months of investigation, the arrest was officially carried out on August 12th while the police officers were searching his farm in Bela-Bela town of Limpopo province, and 2 storage facilities at Pretoria. According to the South Africa Ministry of Environment, the Vietnamese man was arrested due to “involvement in an illegal wildlife trading […]

More than 15 tons of ivory were confiscated at the port, with no owner identified.

A representative of the Education for Nature Center (ENV) said that from 2018 until now, authorities have recorded and confiscated more than 15 tons of ivory at (how many) ports in Vietnam. However, no one has yet been held responsible for these shipments. “Those may belong to a large transnational wildlife trade network operating in […]

17 TIGERS ILLEGALLY KEPT IN RESIDENTIAL AREA IN NORTH-CENTRAL, VIETNAM

On August 4, the Environmental Police Department in Nghe An Province – North-central of Vietnam coordinated with authorities to arrest 17 tigers illegally kept in captivity, in Do Thanh commune, Yen Thanh district (Nghe An).  On Wednesday evening, the Department of Public Security in Nghe An Province released early information about a case in which […]