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Turning the tide on manta slaughter: A story in pictures

By Shawn Heinrichs

December 1, 2015
Photojournalist Shawn Heinrichs takes us inside a grisly manta hunt in eastern Indonesia.
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U.S. House passes wildlife trafficking bill

By Bruno Vander Velde

November 4, 2015
In a rare show of bipartisanship in Washington, Representatives pass a bill cracking down on a deadly, illicit trade.
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The death of Cecil: A turning point for wildlife?

By M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.

August 9, 2015
Not every killing, legal or otherwise, gets this kind of attention.
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5 things you didn't know about wildlife trafficking

By Bruno Vander Velde

July 23, 2015
As the future of our planet’s most iconic species is called into question, policymakers are struggling to turn the tide before it’s too late.
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Wildlife trafficking: A threat to your security

By Peter Seligmann

July 22, 2015
The illegal wildlife trade affects you more than you thought. Here’s how you can help stop it.
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