–estimated value of this amount of glass eels on the “black market” is about €400,000.read : six people arrested at brussels airportmore : ål
art ecology science & animals
Tagged animal smuggling
COMMERCIALIZATION OR CONSUMER EDUCATION?
— the airline is collaborating with international organisations to train and better equip its ground and cargo staff to detect and deal with illegal wildlife products in transit. as the required paperwork for movement of some wildlife products is often forged, emirates also made the decision to ban trophy shipments read article : emirates paints its planes with endangered animals
GRAPHING THE SALE OF ANIMALS
“More than 27 million animals were traded internationally in 2013 for purposes ranging from garment production to traditional Chinese medicine, trophies, and scientific testing.” Check out this amazing interactive graphic explaining global animal trade.
Hundreds of Dead Animals
“The group believes they were traveling from Madagascar and destined for the United States’ exotic pet market.” Hundreds of Dead Animals Found at South Africa Airport