NOAH Fine Art of Exterminating Rhinos

So many decisions are made on the basis of popular opinion that it’s hard to pass by campaigns that send an effective emotive message about illicit trafficking of wildlife. This newly launched campaign gives a haunting and powerful message, targeted at end users, about the plight of rhinoceros hunted for their horns. NOAH Menschen für … More NOAH Fine Art of Exterminating Rhinos

Pair charged with theft at New York State Museum show

NEW YORK – Two people are arrested after a theft at the New York State Museum. Police say Jonathan Adams, 31, of Fultonville was found with several stolen items from the Gem, Mineral, and Fossil show. They were tipped off after a vendor saw Adams and companion, Kirsten Dwyer, 28, of Johnstown allegedly trying to … More Pair charged with theft at New York State Museum show

Fossil fish and meteorite stolen from Museum Augusto Schulz

Argentina – On February 12, 2015 the journal “Norte” reported that on January 15, a meteorite and fossil fish were stolen from the Natural History Augusto Schulz in Chaco. The material has immense historical, scientific and monetary value. The specimens, on display and used as part of their education programme, were taken by two unknown persons. Police have … More Fossil fish and meteorite stolen from Museum Augusto Schulz

BBC News report – the Pangolin is the world’s most trafficked mammal

5 February 2015, BBC News reported that the Pangolin Manis spp. is the world’s most trafficked mammal, with roughly 100,000 pangolins a year are being taken from the wild and sent to China and Vietnam. They are taken for their meat (which can fetch US $250 per kilo as a status dish) and their keratinous scales, … More BBC News report – the Pangolin is the world’s most trafficked mammal

Stolen Dinosaur Skull Can Go Back to Mongolia says U.S. Court

On 4 December 2014, NBC News reported that the New York Attorneys’ Office said that the remains of a 70-million-year-old dinosaur that was falsely labeled as a replica and smuggled into New York City earlier in the year. The skull and vertebrae was of an Alioramus, a relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex, and these must be forfeited by the … More Stolen Dinosaur Skull Can Go Back to Mongolia says U.S. Court