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Progress made in fight against wildlife crime

Updated: 2013-03-06 07:06
By Li Lianxing in Nairobi, Kenya ( China Daily)

Progress made in fight against wildlife crime

China has made significant progress in the fight against the illicit trade of wildlife products, including ivory and rhino horn, according to a top wildlife conservation specialist.

"China has been serious about strengthening its regulations and law enforcement against the illegal wildlife products trade," said John Scanlon, secretary-general of the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

"When we look at China, we must recognize the great efforts it has made," he said, adding that among 177 partner countries of the organization, China is one of the most actively engaged.

Progress made in fight against wildlife crime

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