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Wildlife Crime

October 30, 2013

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I recently listened to an interview on the radio by two conservation activists talking about the state of wildlife trafficking globally. It made depressing listening. High on the agenda was the issue of ivory and the butchery that’s involved in removing tusks from elephants. One of the interviewees said to the presenter, “imagine having your […]

Charm offensive hopes to highlight the underground trade in Britain’s wildlife crime

September 20, 2011

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Coming back through the airport last week I was reminded just what a major hub London is for people wanting to access different parts of the world, something that isn’t necessarily a good thing when it works in favour of international criminals. A new exhibition run in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police and a number […]

A dog is for life, not just for Christmas!

December 14, 2010

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In 1978 Clarissa Baldwin, chief executive officer of the charity, Dogs Trust, coined a phrase that many of you over the age of 30 will have grown up hearing – “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas”. For those still wet behind the ears, this message was drummed into the great British public […]