Darknet and Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Internet is a powerful tool for wildlife traffickers. This article examines the role of the Darknet, where wildlife traffickers hide from detection. This article also explores the costs of reducing illegal wildlife trade. The costs are not small. The online market for wildlife represents an enormous revenue stream for illegal traffickers. CITES-supported partnerships can…

Monarch butterflies need immediate protection

Monarch butterflies require immediate conservation efforts with a team of researchers looking in the future to help guide conservation efforts. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, just added North America’s monarchs to its list of endangered species. However, there are forecasts to help guide conservation, thanks to Michigan State University’s Elise…