CITES Inside Track

Lack of data about the tiger trade in Europe is stimulating illegal trafficking in this endangered species – and Italy and France are two major hotspots. Rudi Bressa investigates...

Use of pangolins for bushmeat and African traditional medicine is complicated by the growing, unsustainable demand for scales from Asia. Alexis Kriel investigates...

South African pioneers are inventing ways to save casualties of the world’s biggest wildlife crime, reports Louise de Bruin...

Most of the work of the international wildlife trade body focuses on endangered species in Africa, say pro-sustainable use groups...

The hunting of a rhino by a Vietnamese client with the ‘Musina Mafia’ set the tone for the treatment of the endangered species at CITES CoP17, writes Yolandi Groenewald...

Depending on your views about legal trade in wildlife products, the past week was either a good week or a very good week for Namibian conservation, writes John Grobler...

What do the CITES decisions mean for Southern Africa's elephants – and in particular, the world-famous Kruger National Park, where CITES has documented a 23% rise in elephant poaching? Yolandi...