Archives for posts with tag: INTERPOL

UN Agency Praises China's Destruction of Ivory Stockpile

Improved law enforcement across entire illegal ivory supply chain, increased collaboration among transit/consumer countries thru international organizations like CITES, UN Office for Drugs & Crime, Interpol & World Bank is also needed.

UN Works to Protect Great Apes, Habitat, amid Ongoing Instability in DR Congo

Dr. Jane Goodall: “The forests of DRC are of supreme importance in fight to slow down climate change & protect rich diversity of flora/fauna. Eastern DRC provides crucial habitat for chimpanzees & gorillas, both endangered.”

ECOLOGY DIPLOMAT Blog Report: CAREER DEFENDING WILDLIFE’S MOST ENDANGERED? By Ambassador Mo
CITES is the UN affiliated organization that seeks to ensure that international trade in wildlife does not endanger survival of the species. (Unfortunately we as mankind are probably not doing enough yet to evidence empathy for animals as individuals, but that is another point in our intellectual and ethical evolution. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/career-defending-wildlifes-most-endangered/54321Image

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: POACHING NEEDS TO BE CONFRONTED AS CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE, By Ambassador Mo
The spike in poaching of elephants for their tusks & other endangered/protected species has become part of an organized criminal effort & thus needs to be addressed as such by both national & international legal codes/law enforcement. This was the testimony CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon gave before US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on the African Elephant. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/poaching-needs-to-be-confronted-as-criminal-enterprise/52960Image