News Headlines : Wildlife Trafficking

MORE THAN ONE IN 10 OF ENGLAND'S WILDLIFE SITES 'LOST SINCE 2009'


The Wildlife Trusts warns that England's quiet, unnoticed wild places in which nature thrives are at risk... READ MORE

22nd December, 2014 777

WHY WE NEED A TRULY INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO TACKLING ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE


The illegal wildlife trade is now the fourth most lucrative transnational crime after drugs, arms and human trafficking... READ MORE

4th January, 2015 1363

300 ARRESTED IN GLOBAL WILDLIFE RAIDS


Several tons of ivory and rhino horns among 600 seizures of wildlife contraband confiscated in a coordinated operation across Asia, Africa and Europe... READ MORE

18th June, 2015 1445

Recent News Headlines : Wildlife Trafficking

WILDLIFE CRIME MAKES US ALL POORER', SAYS THERESA MAY


Poaching is an economic crime against ordinary people and their future... READ MORE

11th October, 2018 1379

MEET AN IVORY TRAFFICKER'S 'WORST NIGHTMARE'


It will allow dogs to sniff out ivory, rhino horn and other illegal wildlife products hidden in large shipping containers, using a tiny sample of air... READ MORE

26th August, 2018 0

MAN GIVEN 472 YEARS FOR SEX TRAFFICKING - LONGEST PRISON SENTENCE FOR CRIME IN HISTORY


Brock Franklin, 31, ran a human trafficking ring that reportedly recruited its victims, several women and girls, on Facebook... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 280

HUMAN TRAFFICKING 'HANDLED INADEQUATELY BY IRISH CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM'


A European watchdog has warned that Ireland's criminal justice system is inadequate for dealing with human trafficking... READ MORE

19th September, 2017 41

THAILAND GENERAL JAILED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT MASS TRIAL


Manas Kongpan is jailed for 27 years as dozens are convicted of human trafficking at a mass trial... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 1432

THAI GENERAL AMONG OFFICIALS JAILED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING


The most senior government figure among the 62 people convicted on Wednesday was Lieutenant-General Manas Kongpan, who received 27 years for multiple human trafficking charges and other offences... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 0

COURT FINDS THAI GENERAL GUILTY OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING


After a day delivering verdicts for many of the 102 defendants, Bangkok Criminal Court found Lieutenant-General Manas Kongpan guilty of multiple human trafficking charges... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 0

CHINA CONDEMNS MUSEVENI'S CALL FOR IVORY TRAFFICKING PROBE OF ITS DIPLOMATS


The Chinese Ambassador to Uganda Zheng Zhuqiang has condemned an order by President Yoweri Museveni for an investigation into ivory trafficking by two suspected Chinese diplomats... READ MORE

4th June, 2017 85

US FUNDING NEW SOLDIERS IN WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING WAR


The US government will fund the training of a team of giant rats to combat illegal wildlife trafficking in Africa... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 4139

HUMAN TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS RECOMMEND CHANGES IN U.S. POLICIES


Marty said improvements are needed to overcome the fear that stops most victims of human trafficking from escaping... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 529

'WE HAVE A HUGE PROBLEM': OTTAWA HUMAN TRAFFICKING SURVIVOR TAKES PART IN MARCH


On Monday, police arrested and charged 37-year-old Cameron Lyons with human trafficking and child luring... READ MORE

16th October, 2016 722

PROSECUTORS WANT WORLDWIDE CRACKDOWN ON ONLINE SEX TRAFFICKING


Prosecutors from around the world say the fight against sex trafficking is moving online as traffickers use popular websites to advertise sexual services... READ MORE

1st October, 2016 313

REVEALED: THE CRIMINALS MAKING MILLIONS FROM ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING


Many iconic animals are heading toward extinction only 30,000 rhinos are alive today, 5 percent of the number four decades ago... READ MORE

26th September, 2016 11552

SEX TRAFFICKERS TARGET INDIGENOUS CANADIANS


Yet more than 50 percent of all sex trafficking victims in Canada are indigenous... READ MORE

23rd August, 2016 22

IN ANNUAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING REPORT, U.S. TO SET TO UPGRADE THAILAND'S STATUS WITH REMOVAL FROM LOWEST TIER


The report is expected to cite improvements in Thailand's efforts to combat human trafficking, especially in its vital multibillion-dollar seafood industry, the U.S. official said... READ MORE

29th June, 2016 0

SPECIAL REPORT: STATE DEPARTMENT WATERED DOWN HUMAN TRAFFICKING REPORT


As recently as April, the U.S. ambassador to Malaysia, Joseph Yun, urged the country to take prosecution of human trafficking violations more seriously... READ MORE

5th February, 2016 43

HOW MANY OF THE WORLD'S CRUELLEST TOURIST ATTRACTIONS HAVE YOU SEEN?


World Animal Protection is working in markets around the world, including Asia and Europe to inform tourists about the hidden cruelty often involved in wildlife tourism... READ MORE

4th February, 2016 186

CRACKING EUROPE'S HUMAN TRAFFICKING RINGS


Police in Spain have made a major breakthrough in their investigation of one of the biggest human trafficking rings in Europe... READ MORE

27th January, 2016 220

SEVEN ARRESTED FOR TRAFFICKING WOMEN INTO SEX SLAVERY IN CHINA


Thailand is determined to tackle and eliminate human trafficking Thai Police Chief Somyot Pumpanmuang told reporters on Tuesday... READ MORE

6th August, 2015 0

STATE DEPARTMENT IS ACCUSED OF WATERING DOWN HUMAN TRAFFICKING REPORT


The Trafficking in Persons report, which evaluated 188 countries and territories this year, calls itself the world's most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts... READ MORE

4th August, 2015 56

NOW THE US HAVE OPENED AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE KILLING OF CECIL THE LION


Cecil the lion death US opens investigation into killing as hunter Walter Palmer faces calls to return to Africa and 'face justice'... READ MORE

31st July, 2015 56

MALAYSIA, CUBA'S HUMAN TRAFFICKING RECORD 'IMPROVED', SAYS US AHEAD OF TPP


Malaysia's record on stopping trafficking in persons is far from sufficient to justify this upgrade, Human Rights Watch said... READ MORE

28th July, 2015 2

MALAYSIA, CUBA'S HUMAN TRAFFICKING RECORD 'IMPROVED', SAYS US AHEAD OF TPP


Malaysia's record on stopping trafficking in persons is far from sufficient to justify this upgrade, Human Rights Watch said... READ MORE

28th July, 2015 38

MALAYSIA, CUBA UPGRADED ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING REPORT


Malaysia and Cuba were given upgrades in the State Department's annual report on human trafficking, but critics attributed the improved rankings on politics more than actions... READ MORE

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