Poachers snatch parrots from the wild to sell as pets, and about 30 percent of the world’s parrot species are in jeopardy.
Manta and mobula rays, together the “mobulids” are among the most recognizable, charismatic fish in the world.
The ocean is a big place, but not all seas are created equal.
Consumers in many countries have gained access to new crop commodities from globalization and international trade.
Our toys, clothes, electronics, and countless other products are made in China. Now it turns out that a significant fraction of our pollution is made in China too.
How bad is the illegal ivory trade? Getting a handle on exact numbers is difficult because no one knows how many shipments go uncaught or unreported.
To satisfy demand from aquarium owners, India exported more than a million endangered or threatened freshwater fish over the last several years, scientists report.
A technology borrowed from supermarket checkouts is poised to revolutionize rainforest conservation from Africa to Indonesia to Latin America.
Illegal bird sales in street markets are draining biodiversity
Illegal wildlife trade could spread disease