Posted in Blog Law Law Enforcement

Defining Offences and Penalties in a Wildlife Law

The wildlife law has to clearly define what conduct is considered an offense. Defining offenses increases the effectiveness of law enforcement mechanisms within the law.

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Posted in Country Crime Law Enforcement News South Africa

News Feature, 20th September 2018

Cops Urged to Keep Eye on Released Wildlife Trafficker By Apinya Wipatayotin, Bangkok Post Police have been alerted after the release of Chumlong Lemthongthai, one of…

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya Law Enforcement News

News Feature, 10th September 2018

Two Nabbed with 36Kg Elephant Tusks in Makueni By Mutua Kameti, The Star Two suspects were arrested on Friday in Kambu, Makueni, with elephant tusks…

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Posted in Crime Law Enforcement Publications

Featured Publication, August 2018

POACHING, WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING AND SECURITY IN AFRICA: MYTHS AND REALITIES, Cathy Haenlein and M L R Smith (eds) Taylor & Francis (2017) This book was published in…

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Posted in Biodiversity Country Law Enforcement News South Africa

News Feature, 30th July 2018

South Africa Almost Doubles Annual Quota of Lion Bones Exported for Traditional Chinese Medicine A major report on the practice has been published after South African…

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Posted in Crime Law Enforcement News

China Seizes Mammoth Tusks, Walrus Tusks and Antelope Horns in Huge Ivory Haul

China seizes 156 mammoth tusks, 406 walrus tusks and over 1,000 antelope horns in huge ivory haul Chinese customs authorities said they seized 156 prehistoric…

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Posted in Conservation Crime Law Enforcement

Welcome to Wildlife Law Africa

This site is committed to giving you information on wildlife legislation, wildlife law enforcement and wildlife crime in Africa.  With our interactive blog, we hope to elicit discussion on these subjects and bring to the fore the problems facing wildlife on this continent and hopefully, come up with legislative-based solutions. 

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Posted in Country Crime Law Enforcement News South Africa

News Feature, July 16 2018

Rhino poaching: Latest Figures Show a Decade of Bloodshed in South Africa When just 13 rhinos were poached in South Africa in 2007, it seemed…

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