ICOM NATHIST Supports World Environment Day

ICOM NATHIST has a relationship with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), providing mutual support to programs with common purpose. One of the most important programs is World Environment Day (WED) every 5th of June. World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over … More ICOM NATHIST Supports World Environment Day

Crime Museum in Washington DC hosts workshops on drones and the wildlife trade

The Crime Museum in Washington DC (which is sadly shortly going to close its doors) has hosted sell-out workshops this summer to show people how to make the kind of drones that protect wildlife from poachers in situ. They said: In 2014 over 40,000 elephants and 1,200 rhinos were killed by poachers for their ivory … More Crime Museum in Washington DC hosts workshops on drones and the wildlife trade

Ivory, Tortoise Shell, & Fur: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking, A New Exhibition at the Crime and Punishement Museum

WASHINGTON D.C. It’s estimated that in the last century we have lost 97 percent of the world’s tigers. In just the last 13 years there has been a 76percent decline in the elephant population. Last year alone, there were over 1,200 rhinoceros killed. Each of these animal populations are being severely depleted in large part … More Ivory, Tortoise Shell, & Fur: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking, A New Exhibition at the Crime and Punishement Museum