Tag Archives: poaching

INTERPOL: Over 2 Tons of Elephant Ivory Seized, 100 People Arrested – Largest Ever Wildlife Crime Operation in Africa

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The largest ever transnational operation targeting wildlife crime across Africa has resulted in the arrests of over 100 people and the seizure of more than two tons of ivory. INTERPOL has announced that the success of “Operation Costa” – Africa’s largest ever transnational wildlife crime operation – was due to the coordinated efforts of police, […]

Rhinos: 11 Incredible Facts, Plus Photo Gallery

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Thanks to rampant poaching and habitat destruction, rhinos have the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most endangered animals on earth. Over the last 30 years, the world’s overall rhinoceros population has declined by over 90% – and if not for dedicated conservation efforts over the last 100 years, it is likely that all […]