India

Madhya Pradesh curbs pangolin smuggling to China with 82 arrests from 9 states

Madhya Pradesh which gained global notoriety for unabated poaching of tigers is now being lauded at international forums for its big breakthrough in busting the Indo-China pangolin smuggling syndicate. … Read More Madhya Pradesh curbs pangolin smuggling to China with 82 arrests from 9 states

India

Madhya Pradesh STF arrests kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling module

In a major breakthrough Madhya Pradesh forest’s special task force (STF) have arrested alleged kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling network from Assam.… Read More Madhya Pradesh STF arrests kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling module

World

Chinese custom agents seize 68,000 pythons skins

Customs agents in Haikou, a city in China‚Äôs southern province of Hainan, confiscated 68,000 python skins, estimated to be worth $48 million.… Read More Chinese custom agents seize 68,000 pythons skins

World

About 100 endangered pangolins rescued in Thailand

Highway police in Khon Kaen seized about 100 live pangolins hidden at the back of a pickup truck parked in a petrol station in Muang district on early Sunday morning.… Read More About 100 endangered pangolins rescued in Thailand

Videos

VIDEO: Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Clandestine Tiger Trade

Despite signing up to global initiatives seeking to protect wild tigers and double their number by 2022, Government departments in China have quietly set about stimulating domestic markets for tiger skins and body parts.… Read More VIDEO: Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Clandestine Tiger Trade

Africa

Illegal Ivory trade in Africa

Most of the illegal ivory seized in large-scale shipments in the past three years originated in Kenya and Tanzania. The shipments were primarily bound for markets in China.… Read More Illegal Ivory trade in Africa