Over 13 tons of pangolin scales have been seized in a single bust in Singapore

We need to save the pangolins — and this is the first step.

DNA sequencing might help finally link smugglers to ivory shipments

There are not many people I dislike as intensely as ivory poachers.

Journalist Uses GPS Trackers and Fake Elephant Tusks to Reveal Smuggling Route

Every year, over 30,000 elephants are murdered, slaughtered for their tusks. Ivory is an extremely valuable commodity, and many people will stop at nothing to get it and sell it. With this in mind, investigative journalist Bryan Christy set out to see what the smuggling route is, so he commissioned a taxidermist to create two fake ivory tusks, which he embedded with

Dozens of endangered cockatoos trafficked in small plastic bottles

At least 21 cockatoos have been discovered and saved from illegal trafficking; they were recovered at an Indonesian port during an anti-smuggling operation, crammed in 1500 ml bottles. Unfortunately, seven of them didn’t survive.