Give Europol the teeth it needs to tackle wildlife trafficking

Today the cross-party MEPs For Wildlife group are launching their campaign to make wildlife trafficking a high priority in Europol’s 2017 security threat assessment (SOCTA). The MEPs have written to the ministers for environment and home affairs in all 28 EU...
Challenges of enforcing the ivory ban in China

Challenges of enforcing the ivory ban in China

Member of MEPs for Wildlife Catherine Bearder has written a letter to President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China congratulating him on the historic ban on ivory sales across the republic. However, whilst this ban signifies remarkable progress,...
Deforestation and the trapping of wild night monkeys in Colombia

Deforestation and the trapping of wild night monkeys in Colombia

Member of MEPs for Wildlife Catherine Bearder has written a letter to President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia regarding the threats affecting night monkeys in his country. The concerns arise from the large extraction of wild primates for malaria research and the...