Illegal Trade: Does Kasane signal the end of the beginning?

On March 25th, representatives of over 30 countries met at the Kasane Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade, and adopted the Kasane Statement to reaffirm their commitment to ending the illegal wildlife trade. The conference was organised by the Government of Botswana with the support of the UK government, and included measures to ‘eradicate the market […]


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China: Tainted Food

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about tainted food? Well, maybe not everything. Tainted food does, after all, have a long and storied history in China. Ever since the country opened up to foreigners, the stories and scandals have been flying out like cardboard-filled hot buns (more on that later). But let’s get started at […]

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