Inside Tiger Farming: A Long Chain of Profiteers

Swiss-born journalist and wildlife activist Karl Ammann has been investigating the illegal trade in wildlife products in Africa and Southeast Asia for 30 years.  In this blog post, he discusses what he documented with hidden cameras while investigating the booming Asian trade in tiger parts.  Ammann’s findings were aired on Spiegel Television in Germany andContinue reading “Inside Tiger Farming: A Long Chain of Profiteers”

Apprehending Ivory Traffickers: A Conservation Fairy Tale?

Apprehending Ivory Traffickers: A Conservation Fairy Tale? By Karl Ammann with Erick Kaglan Published in http://www.noanimalpoaching.org 2013-12-18 In December 2012, Malaysia announced the discovery and confiscation of the largest illegal ivory shipment ever—six tons of raw tusks hidden among teak planks in a shipping container from Togo (alternative news reports talked of 24 tons).  InContinue reading “Apprehending Ivory Traffickers: A Conservation Fairy Tale?”