Wildlife Trafficking

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March 19, 2014

Law Enforcement Efforts Underway to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

My colleagues and I in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) are focused on the topic… more
November 14, 2013

The Crush on Wildlife

Today, in Denver, the Department of the Interior is destroying the United States' entire stock of confiscated contraband ivory --… more
July 31, 2013

Protecting Orangutans in North Sumatra

In the heart of Sumatra’s Gunung Leuser rainforest, U.S. diplomats scanned the trees. And then, there it was: a flash… more
July 30, 2013

With USAID Support, Genetic Research Helps To Protect Tigers in Nepal

Globally, poaching has become ever more violent and the smuggling of wildlife parts increasingly sophisticated by organized crime groups. On… more
December 4, 2012

Take the Pledge: Stop Wildlife Crime

We are calling it Wildlife Conservation Day -- a special day on December 4 to help raise global awareness and… more
November 9, 2012

Wildlife Trafficking and Conservation: A Call to Action

Under Secretary Tara Sonenshine discusses what we can do to build public awareness about the destructive ramifications of wildlife trafficking. more
November 8, 2012

Wildlife and Foreign Policy: What’s the Connection?

We need to show collective outrage against wildlife crimes to galvanize bold, comprehensive, worldwide action. None of us is doing… more
June 15, 2009

U.S. Embassy Manila Highlights Wildlife Rescue

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Caron De Mars shares about U.S. Embassy Manila's public diplomacy efforts… more
April 22, 2009

Every Day Is Earth Day

About the Author: Billie Gross serves as a Public Affairs Specialist in the Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science at… more

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