Opinion and commentary on wild species trade topics direct from the frontline of conservation and sustainable development.
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Category: National Regulations
24 November 2023
Responding to corruption in the non-human primate supply chain for medical research
Financial institutions have the ability and the legal responsibility to identify and report the enabling payments and the proceeds of crime—including wildlife crimes that are facilitated by…Read More
Banding together to protect lemurs: understanding and addressing their threats
Madagascar is home to an astonishing 113 species of lemurs – all of them endemic to the island, yet adored and popularised far beyond in zoos and blockbuster films. But we’re at great risk of losing…
Transparency International & TRAFFIC
Bringing mis-certified timber out of the woodwork: a Malagasy Rosewood court case review
When a shipment of what was declared simply as ‘wood’ was instead identified as precious Malagasy rosewood upon arrival in Kenya, several years of contentious legal battle ensued. Jamal Juma, an…
Fighting natural resource corruption is essential for successful conservation: Very Bad People by Patrick Alley
(A Book Commentary) Patrick Alley’s recounting of Global Witness’s story over the last few decades shows how surprisingly closely the aims and approaches of conservation and anti-corruption…