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Time to Confront Southeast Asia’s Online Wildlife Trafficking
December 13, 2021

Time to Confront Southeast Asia’s Online Wildlife Trafficking

By Danielle Fallin
As COVID-19 restrictions ease in Southeast Asia, illegal wildlife traders are poised to make a comeback.

Southeast Asia Faces Narrow Window to Tackle Endangered Wildlife Trade
September 27, 2021

Southeast Asia Faces Narrow Window to Tackle Endangered Wildlife Trade

By Sebastian Strangio
COVID-19 curbs have resulted in a sharp drop in the illicit trade, but the industry is poised to bounce back hard as travel restrictions ease.
China-Backed SEZs Linked to Southeast Asia’s Illegal Wildlife Trade
June 15, 2021

China-Backed SEZs Linked to Southeast Asia’s Illegal Wildlife Trade

By Sebastian Strangio
The trade has been facilitated by a combination of loose state jurisdictions and proximity to China's economy.

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets
May 26, 2020

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets

By Luke Hunt
Reshaping East Asian opinion for a post-coronavirus world.

What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?
October 25, 2016

What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?

By Catherine Putz
Experts say more than 50 percent of snow leopard killings are retaliation for attacks on livestock.

ASEAN’s Transnational Crime Networks
February 17, 2015

ASEAN’s Transnational Crime Networks

By Philip Heijmans
New infrastructure within the region may be facilitating cross-border crime.

Myanmar Fighting a Losing Battle Against Opium Addiction
March 18, 2014

Myanmar Fighting a Losing Battle Against Opium Addiction

By J.T. Quigley
Also: Singapore housing market surges, endangered Malaysian sun bears returning to the wild.
Kerri-Ann Jones
March 12, 2014

Kerri-Ann Jones

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones about poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking and how the U.S., China, and the world are working together to protect wildlife and the environment.

Divine Intervention? Indonesian Clerics Issue Fatwa to Protect Endangered Species
March 08, 2014

Divine Intervention? Indonesian Clerics Issue Fatwa to Protect Endangered Species

By J.T. Quigley
The decree compels Indonesia’s 200 million Muslims to put an end to wildlife trafficking.

Monitoring Southeast Asia's Illegal Wildlife Trade
July 18, 2012

Monitoring Southeast Asia's Illegal Wildlife Trade

Recent seizures of ivory again shine a spotlight on poaching. Luke Hunt reports.

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