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UN Tackles Illicit Wildlife Poaching Amid Cecil the Lion Uproar

The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday called on all countries to step up their efforts to tackle illicit poaching and trafficking in wildlife amid global uproar over the unlawful killing of "Cecil" the lion in Zimbabwe. The 193-member General Assembly adopted its first resolution on the issue following a two-year campaign by Germany and Gabon. "Like most people in the world we are outraged at what happened to this poor lion," Germany's U.N. Ambassador...

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