Thailand Eases Restrictions on the Trade and Export of Elephants

The ruling will also include the shipping of elephant body parts such as ivory, with permission granted from June 23 this year.

Thailand Eases Restrictions on the Trade and Export of Elephants

CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Junta Government has just announced that it will re-allow the trade of elephants to other countries, according to Lek Chailert, Founder of the Save Elephant Foundation. According to Chailert, the ruling will also include the shipping of elephant body parts such as ivory, with permission granted from June 23 this year. […]

Interpol’s Operation “Thunderstorm” Involving 92 Countries, Yield’s Seizures Worth Millions

Operation Thunderstorm, involving 92 countries, yielded seizures worth millions of dollars during May, Interpol said Wednesday.

Interpol’s Operation “Thunderstorm” Involving 92 Countries, Yield’s Seizures Worth Millions

  PARIS – Thousands of live animals along with tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber were seized in a month long global crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade that Interpol said exposed the international reach of traffickers. The live animals recovered in the stings included turtles in Malaysia and parrots in Mexico. Canada […]