Latest articles on wildlife trade

Pangolins pushed to the brink of extinction

The trafficking of scales is no longer a ‘niche’ criminal activity, but a serious and organised crime that threatens to make all eight species extinct within 20 years

Rush for Africa’s marine species to feed demand in Asia

The booming, lucrative and often illicit trade in sea cucumbers, seahorses and fish maws threatens species and coastal communities

Poachers in prisons tell their stories

Interviews with offenders provide insight into the structure of illegal wildlife trade networks

How to escape the ‘era of pandemics’

Any of 850 000 viruses could cause the next global crisis. Experts say we should focus on prevention

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Zondo deplores ‘attempted killing’ of state capture witness who implicated Molefe

The deputy chief justice says an attack on one witness may deter many others from giving evidence

State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

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