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‘A monster we left in the corner’: The endurance of Asia’s tiger trade and the ...

The Independent 16 Feb 2021
Wildlife experts believe that African lions have become a casualty of the more nebulous tiger trade ... Stop The Illegal Wildlife Trade ... “Due to increased enforcement and more of a spotlight on the trade, the middle persons in Laos decided to create their own wildlife breeding infrastructure to accomplish two goals.
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How we continued destroying the natural world in 2020

The Independent 27 Dec 2020
After that, Mai’s taste for shooting escalated, leading him to kill and sell more wildlife in and around his home in Cambodia and Laos ... “I somehow realised that if we did not change, soon all the wildlife would be hunted to extinction and my children would never be able to see the ...
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Is an alleged drug kingpin from China investing millions in a port in Laos?

The Citizens 08 Dec 2020
The US Treasury Department accuses Zhao of running a global criminal organization involved in child prostitution, the illicit trade of wildlife including tigers, rhinos and elephants, and drug trafficking -- all from his private corner of Laos ... Constructing a modern port in an unfrequented part of Laos could help service a new tourist city.
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Exclusive interview with Mariana van Zeller from Trafficked on National Geographic Channel

m&c 02 Dec 2020
It’s a billion-dollar industry and we knew we wanted to do something on wildlife trafficking ... We went to the golden triangle, between Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand and spent time there in an area that is known for a lot of wildlife trafficking and for poachers and all that.
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Pandemics tied to fragmented forests, biodiversity loss? What science says, and India's response

Yahoo Daily News 18 Nov 2020
But neither bats nor other wildlife is the villain, the destruction of their habitats is, experts say ... Other experts say that the land-locked regions of south-east Asian countries like Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and China have a culture of indiscriminate use of wildlife for personal consumption as well as illegal trading.
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While the world reels from coronavirus, the next pandemic is waiting in the wings

Yahoo Daily News 24 Sep 2020
Over the years, the chorus of warnings on the wildlife trade and sale of live animals has steadily grown louder ... Researchers and experts have been warning of the threat of zoonotic viruses from Asia’s wildlife trade for some time ... China’s growing international clout also threatens to ramp up the illegal wildlife trade.
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Illegal trade with terrestrial vertebrates in markets and households of Laos

PhysOrg 19 Aug 2020
... nor what the impact on local wildlife populations really is.
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An alarming surge in illegal wildlife trade in Southeast Asia

The Jakarta Post 18 Aug 2020
According to a report by an international non-governmental organization World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) illegal wildlife trade occurs across the Southeast Asian region from the ...
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A silent extinction: Elephants, rhinos and giraffes among endangered species facing fresh threat during global pandemic

Yahoo Daily News 04 Aug 2020
A global wildlife emergency is developing in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic ... "If these conservancies go bust and can’t afford to manage and protect their wildlife anymore, we will lose that habitat ... Hundreds of thousands of acres will be lost to wildlife and that impacts conservation efforts forever."Story continues.
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World tiger population grows but SE Asia threats 'critical': WWF

The News International 29 Jul 2020
"This has reached critical levels in much of Southeast Asia, where a snaring crisis is decimating wildlife, including tigers and their prey," the group said. In a report released earlier this month, the WWF found that there were more than 12 million snares threatening wildlife in the protected areas in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.
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World tiger population grows but SE Asia threats ‘critical’: WWF

Manila Bulletin 29 Jul 2020
“This has reached critical levels in much of Southeast Asia, where a snaring crisis is decimating wildlife, including tigers and their prey,” the group said. In a report released earlier this month, the WWF found that there were more than 12 million snares threatening wildlife in the protected areas in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
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What's on? 10 top telly tips for Wednesday July 22

RTE 22 Jul 2020
. Pick of the Day. RTÉ Investigates. Future Health Care, 9.35pm, RTÉ One ... Don't Miss. Mrs America, 9.00pm, BBC Two ... New or Returning Shows. Being Frank ... This is a brilliant story, by the way ... Conservationist Giles Clark continues his mission to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and to help build a pioneering new bear sanctuary in Laos.
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TV tonight: one man's quest to save bears from destruction

The Observer 15 Jul 2020
Bears About the House. 8pm, BBC Two. Conservationist Giles Clark is on a mission to save the bears of south-east Asia from the illegal wildlife trade by opening a sanctuary in Laos ... The ramifications of lockdown ranged far and wide. Paul O’Grady’s new series explores its impact on Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. O’Grady takes us back to March ... .
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