Archives for posts with tag: poaching

WATCH Film Report: RHINO UNDER THREAT
UN TV & Secretariat of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna & Flora (CITES) launched at Rio + 20 film Rhino Under Threat. From parks in South Africa & Swaziland, to crowded streets of Hanoi in Viet Nam, film shows the brutality of current spike in illegal killing.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/rhino-under-threat/30881Image

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