poaching Tag

Each year, millions of birds migrate long distances during the spring and fall. Many start their journeys in southern Canada and end up in South America, traversing across the United States. To protect them, Congress enacted the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) in 1918. The...

Houghton College’s Professor Eli Knapp traveled from western New York state to villages bordering Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Ruaha National Park to find out why poachers ply their illegal trade. His research universe was quite different than organized poaching gangs on the prowl for rhino horn,...