One gram of songbird meat is estimated to sell for the equivalent of one gram of marijuana.
The slaughtered tigers were not bred in zoos, yet their story should put captive breeding in general into question.
Saving the rhino means tackling demand for its horn.
The illegal timber trade is a huge global business worth up to US$150 billion yearly. One way to curb it is by convincing consumers in wealthy countries that buying contraband wood products is wrong.
Tax fraud combined with dirty money from criminal activity, including trafficking and terrorism – are seriously weakening the economic health of African states.
Many scientific names have changed since China's 'protected species list' was last updated in 1989.
Using DNA testing, researchers find that most elephant poaching is happening in two spots – crucial information to stopping the flow of ivory out of Africa.