Illegal wildlife traders caught in international net

A global effort to tackle illegal wildlife trading has resulted in hundreds of arrests and the seizure of tons of plants and animals - dead and alive. Conservationists welcome the news as a step in the right direction.

Deutsche Welle

Last updated on 19 June 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Asia
Europe
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals