WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07.03.16

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, July 3, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07.03.16

United Nations is calling for tougher animal trafficking enforcement

VoA reported this week one of 16 tiger cubs seized from illegal wildlife traffickers was mostly likely reared in an illegal tiger farm in Thailand and destined for China. Tougher law enforcement and regional cooperation to combat wildlife and timber trafficking is needed in South East Asia, says the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime. … Continue reading United Nations is calling for tougher animal trafficking enforcement

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.12.16

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, June 12, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.12.16

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

Wildlife crime assessed globally for the first time in new United Nations on Drugs and Crime Report

The UNODC on May 24, 2016 launched its inaugural World Wildlife Crime Report, highlighting how the poaching and illegal trade of thousands of different species across the globe not only present real environmental dangers but ultimately undermine the rule of law by potentially fuelling conflict. The report, part of UNODC’s ongoing Global Programme on Wildlife … Continue reading Wildlife crime assessed globally for the first time in new United Nations on Drugs and Crime Report