The Rise of Environmental Crime

Earlier this week the United Nations Environment Programme and INTERPOL published a comprehensive report on environmental crime The Rise of Environmental Crime: A Growing Threat to Natural Resources, Peace, Development and Security. With an ever increasing threat of mass extinction of iconic species including elephants, rhinos, and tigers, through illegal wildlife trade, the illegal destruction … Continue reading The Rise of Environmental Crime

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.08.16

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, May 8, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.08.16

INTERPOL targets organized crime networks trafficking ivory and rhino horn

In a press release issued by INTERPOL Environmental Crime, on Wednesday, May 4th, reported organized crime networks behind ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted in East Africa. One man was arrested and warrants were issued for three more individuals in connection with ongoing investigations into two organized crime networks believed to have trafficked at least … Continue reading INTERPOL targets organized crime networks trafficking ivory and rhino horn