Tag: wildlife trade

China moves to stop illegal wildlife trade

Two resolutions introduced recently in China provide further indications government and corporate authorities there are committed to doing more to stop the trade in illegal wildlife. Towards the end of April China’s top legislative authority, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress approved a reinterpretation of the country’s criminal […]

Tackling the illegal wildlife trade

China and the UK have both recently hosted meetings calling for a united international crack-down on the illegal wildlife trade. Conservation organisations and law enforcement agencies have expressed growing concern at the rising demand for products derived from threatened and endangered wildlife, used both in traditional Asian medicine, and as […]