Singapore seizes large quantity of pangolin scales World

Singapore seizes large quantity of pangolin scales

Singaporean authorities announced on April 10 that they had discovered nearly 13 tonnes of pangolin scales, worth about 38 million USD, in a shipping container, the second major seizure of the endangered animal product in a week.
Malaysia posts record pangolin seizure World

Malaysia posts record pangolin seizure

Malaysian authorities have seized 30 tonnes of pangolins and their scales, valued at some 2 million USD, during raids on a factory and a warehouse in Sabah state.
Wildlife crime becomes more serious in Vietnam Environment

Wildlife crime becomes more serious in Vietnam

As wildlife-related crimes are able to generate profits almost equal to those from the trafficking of drugs, firearms, and human beings, they are quickly becoming increasingly more of a threat to Vietnam, according to an official from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Vietnam.
Humans push wildlife populations to the brink Society

Humans push wildlife populations to the brink

Humanity and the way we feed, fuel and finance our societies and economies is pushing nature and the services that power and sustain us to the brink, according to the WWF’s 2018 Living Planet Report.
Ivory, pangolin scales seized in Da Nang Society

Ivory, pangolin scales seized in Da Nang

About 8 tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales were discovered in a container at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang on October 4, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
HCM City seizes 3.8 tonnes of pangolin scales Environment

HCM City seizes 3.8 tonnes of pangolin scales

The customs office at Saigon Port under the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department, in coordination with relevant forces, discovered and seized nearly 3.8 tonnes of pangolin scales which were hidden in two containers imported to Vietnam from Congo through Cat Lai port.
Wildlife trafficker gets 13 months in prison Environment

Wildlife trafficker gets 13 months in prison

The People’s Court of Ha Dong district in Hanoi on March 20 handed down a jail sentence of 13 months on Nguyen Mau Chien for smuggling 36kg of rhino horn, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).
Vietnam gets strict on wildlife protection Environment

Vietnam gets strict on wildlife protection

Wildlife protection has become stricter under policies outlined in amendments to the Penal Code that took effect on January 1, said Lieutenant General, Associate Professor Tran Van Do, former Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and Chief Justice of the Central Military Court.