Spanish Police Seize Over a Tonne of Cocaine Bound for Europe

Spanish authorities seized more than 1,200 kilograms of cocaine off the coast of the Canary Islands, an archipelago frequently targeted by transnational crime groups as a launch point for European-bound cocaine shipments because of its geographical position.

Poaching in East Africa is Endangering the Survival of Cheetahs

Cheetah trafficking rates by sea from East Africa to Yemen reportedly increased by 58% between March 2020 and February 2021; once captured by poachers, these spotted cats are predominantly destined for the palaces of royalty and wealthy families in the Middle East and South-East Asia.