Last week hardwood flooring giant Lumber Liquidators pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia for importing illegally sourced wood into the U.S. It is also a strong message that the United States intends to crack down on the illegal timber trade using the Lacey Act.
Poaching has the capacity to drive rhinos, as well as other species, to extinction. So what makes these poaching networks so resilient? What makes them stable, or able to bounce back when interfered with?