- Contraband of Falcons. // Raptors Conservation;2009, Issue 16, p17
The article focuses on the issue concerning the illicit importation of falcons in Russia and Kazakhstan. It mentions that two men were arrested because of trying to smuggle eight Saker Falcons from the Tyva Republic on September 10, 2009. The Baydibek department of police has arrested a man who...
- Snakes in trousers, apes in bags as smugglers' catalogue of crime grows. Raath, Jan // Geodate;Jul97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p8
Reports on growing trade in endangered species. Countries blamed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) for violation of its rules; Use of express mail for shipping live reptiles; Exemption of CITES regulations from diplomatic immunity.
- A grisly and illicit trade. Sachs, A.; Turner, M. // Time;4/8/1991, Vol. 137 Issue 14, p67
Highlights the discoveries of a young woman who had gone undercover to document the extent of illegal trade in endangered species between China and Taiwan and Hong Kong. Sponsorship of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF); Report to be released; Traffickers able to get anything she wanted; Wild-life...
- Environmentalists to target Taiwan. Howard, Lucy // Newsweek;1/11/1993, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p6
States that in Taiwan there seems to be a demand for parts of endangered species. Most popular items include rhino horns and tiger bones; Why they are prized; Environmental groups are planning a major crackdown on the illegal Taiwanese wildlife trade; Consideration of a petition for economic...
- Reptile rustling. // Earth Island Journal;Spring90, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p3
States that Japanese and Thai officials have been cooperating in the prevention of smuggling of endangered animals between their countries. Return of animals by Japanese groups to Thailand.
- Wildlife traders slow to change their spots. Holland, Fiona // New Scientist;01/31/98, Vol. 157 Issue 2119, p11
Focuses on a survey that was conducted by TRAFFIC, which stated that the illegal trade of endangered species has been found in the United States being used for medicines by Chinese stores. Number of Chinese stores surveyed; Identification of the species sold; Statement from Judy Mills, director...
- East Europeans cash in on animal trade. Hughes, Stella // New Scientist;6/20/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1826, p10
Reports on the emergence of an `East European connection' in the illegal trade in animals from the Sahara which is alarming conservationists. Two incidents in May; Why Eastern Europe has taken to this; What is needed to combat the smuggling.
- When toucans end up for sale in Tucson. Lafranchi, Howard // Christian Science Monitor;8/23/95, Vol. 87 Issue 188, p1
Informs about the flourishing trade in endangered birds, mammals, and reptiles supplied by countries of Africa, Latin and South America, and Asia despite national laws and international regulations. Reasons for the existence of animal trade; Mexican government's endeavors to stop illegal animal...
- Timely ban. // New Scientist;1/25/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1805, p22
Reports that Japan is belatedly complying with a ban on trade in three endangered species just weeks before a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. The three animals of concern; Japanese may be hoping to lessen criticism at the meeting.