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COALITION CONDUCTS GLOBAL RAID ON WILDLIFE TRAFFICKERS

06/22/2015

An international law enforcement coalition has released the results of a massive investigation aimed at curbing illegal wildlife trafficking. Sixty-two countries as well as several international organizations conducted a series of operations during May that netted over 300 arrests and the seizure of more than 600 items of contraband from across Asia, Africa, and Europe. Officials claim the arrests included eight kingpins from three countries. For the full story, see http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/18/300-arrested-in-global-wildlife-raids.