SOS Fauna and the Illegal Wildlife Trade in Brazil: An Interview with Juliana Ferreira

SOS Fauna and the Illegal Wildlife Trade in Brazil: An Interview with Juliana Ferreira

This week we are joined by Juliana Machado Ferreira, Biologist and Ph.D. candidate at University of São Paulo, to talk about her work with SOS Fauna. SOS Fauna is a non-profit organization that combats wildlife trafficking and rehabilitates the victims of illegal trade. Check out Ferreira’s TED talk to see some incredible images of the animals she works to protect. Listen right now: or download an mp3 … Continue reading

Forbidden Creatures: Peter Laufer Takes Us Into the World of the Exotic Animal Trade

Over the course of writing his latest book, Forbidden Creatures, journalist and author Peter Laufer went to some truly strange places, and met some truly strange people. Driven by an egotistical and eccentric desire to dominate and get noticed, exotic animal keepers, traders, and smugglers occupy a nether region of the world that is sometimes … Continue reading