A Hong Kong customs officer stands guard over pangolin scales valued at about HK$12 million seized from cargo at Kwai Chung on June 16, 2014. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s fight against illegal wildlife trade needs more teeth

Sophie le Clue hails recent decisions taken at the world convention on trade in endangered species, but says Hong Kong, while doing well on seizures, must do more to punish perpetrators

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A Hong Kong customs officer stands guard over pangolin scales valued at about HK$12 million seized from cargo at Kwai Chung on June 16, 2014. Photo: Felix Wong
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