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May 14, 2018

As long as consumers want rhino horn, South Africa will lose its rhinos to the slow, agonising blows of the poacher’s hacksaw. In this extensive investigation, undercover Swiss filmmaker Karl Ammann finds that black market sentiments have shifted from health to wealth — and that this might...

May 14, 2018

China’s new domestic ban on the ivory trade presents all the makings of an excellent global public-relations exercise. But it is a meaningless move in a country where enforcement against wildlife crimes is often just another exercise in window-dressing and lip service. 

One morning in Decem...

April 25, 2018

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/02/02/world/asia/china-endangered-wildlife-law.html

BEIJING — A proposed revision to China‘s Wildlife Protection Law is being criticized by conservationists who fear it could legitimize the commercial exploitation of endangered species, such as tigers, bears...

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/03/25/quackery-and-superstition-species-pay-the-cost.html

A pinch of powdered chimpanzee bone, some gecko saliva, a dash of vulture brain.

These are not the ingredients of a fairytale witches' brew, but some of the prized substances helping drive the m...

March 2, 2018

A GROUNDSWELL of economists has written reports dealing with the demand-and-supply characteristics of the rhino-horn trade. Although the picture of supply, and how this chain works, seems clear, one might consider the level of demand much less certain, as well as how the end consumer drive...

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