Poachers and Ivory Smugglers must be Stopped

Poachers and Ivory Smugglers must be Stopped

They’re a persistent lot, are they not? Wildlife traffickers, that is. Malaysian authorities have been stepping up their efforts to clamp down on international smuggling networks that use the country as a regional transit point for the trafficking of ivory from Africa. That, though, has clearly not deterred ivory-smuggling syndicates. And so 2017 has started pretty…

And then There were almost None

And then There were almost None

A mere three – that’s the number of Sumatran rhinos left in Sabah. And even they are in captivity. The animals, which were taken from the wild for their own protection, must be guarded 24/7. They are now used in a breeding program that seeks to boost their numbers in Sabah….