Can Malaysia save a national symbol from poaching and trade?

Early this month, Malaysia lost yet another wild tiger. Awang Rasau, as it was named, succumbed to the terrible damage inflicted by eight bullets, believed to be the work of poachers.

When there are so few left, every loss is an immense blow. Malaysia is thought to have fewer than 200…


Chinese triads target Bolivia’s jaguars in search of ‘American tiger’ parts

An intelligence-gathering investigation by Earth League International and the Dutch national committee to the IUCN has revealed that Chinese-controlled trafficking syndicates are responsible for smuggling jaguar body parts out of Bolivia.
These groups hide behind legitimate businesses like restaurants and shops, which also serve as fronts for the transit of other…