Monthly Archives: October 2011

200kg of smuggled ivory seized in Vietnam

200kg of smuggled ivory seized in Vietnam Straits Times Sep 30, 2011 HANOI (AFP) – Vietnamese police have seized more than 200kg (440 pounds) of ivory believed smuggled from abroad, state-controlled media reported on Friday. Officers arrested three Vietnamese transporting the banned cargo on Thursday in a van through the north-central province of Nghe An, […]

Zimbabwe: Conservancy ‘Decimated’ By Land Invaders

Zimbabwe: Conservancy ‘Decimated’ By Land Invaders Alex Bell, SW Radio Africa 30 September 2011 Land invasions at the Chiredzi River Conservancy are escalating out of control, with warnings that the area faces catastrophe if nothing is done to stop the destruction. The Conservancy forms part of the Trans Frontier Conservation Area which is the world’s […]