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Joint efforts are needed to fight wildlife crime

Corruption is playing a role in the killing and trading of endangered species, especially primates. But concerted and collaborative efforts will go a long way towards wiping out these crimes. Primatologist Marilyn A. Norconk, emeritus professor at the Kent State University in Ohio, wrote an article for The Conversation last week to illustrate how people, Read more >

Corruption and the wildlife trade

Veterinarian Mark Jones, currently programmes manager for wildlife at the UK’s Born Free Foundation, says that corruption is a huge threat to the safety of our fauna, as it facilitates the illegal trade in animal parts, especially sought-after items such as elephant ivory and rhino horns. This letter, written by him, was published in Daily Read more >