Interpol opens new front in war against wildlife crimes

Elephant and rhinoceros, known as the 'charismatic' species, are often the poster children for the anti-poaching movement, tending to draw the most attentionInternational police body Interpol announced a new project Friday that will identify and dismantle origanised crime networks between Africa and Asia that have devastated wildlife and made ivory a sought-after luxury. Interpol, headquartered in the eastern French city of Lyon, said the initiative will focus on providing increased resources to countries linked to the illegal wildlife trade — especially as it relates to ivory, rhino horns and Asian big cats.

Animal and Pet News

January 20, 2017 4:21 pm

349 total views, 0 today