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Forestry

Timber trade

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Iconic wildlife

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Medicinal plants

Medicinal and aromatic plants

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Wildmeat

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Pets & fashion

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Regions

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Monday
Jul272015

Malaysia clamps down on illegal wildlife trade using social media

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27th July 2015—Malaysian authorities announced today the arrest of four men and the rescue of two juvenile Orang Utans offered for sale through a social media page used by a clandestine group to trade exotic wildlife online.

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Monday
Jul202015

Indonesia: Bengkulu Police arrest suspected ivory trafficker

Bogor, Indonesia, 20th July, 2015—Polda Bengkulu (Bengkulu Police) supported by Polres Kaur (District Police), the Government of Indonesia, WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU), TRAFFIC and the Rhino Protection Unit (RPU) today announced the arrest of a suspected Asian Elephant ivory trafficker.

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Friday
Jul172015

Success of traditional Chinese medicine environmental governance project celebrated in China

Beijing, China, 17th July 2015—participants in an innovative project promoting sustainable use of wild medicinal plants in China met this week to celebrate their success and look forwards to the future as the 30-month project comes to an end.

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Friday
Jul172015

Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry builds capacity for officers to protect endangered wildlife species

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 17th July 2015 – Leaders and officers of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) today pledged to play a leading role as “champions” of endangered wildlife species after their development of a detailed conservation Action Plan as part of a workshop held this week at Cuc Phuong, Viet Nam’s oldest and largest national park.

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Thursday
Jul162015

New study throws light on South Africa’s Lion bone trade

South Africa, 16th July 2015—A new study finds there is little evidence that the Lion bone trade in South Africa is currently adversely impacting wild Lion populations there, but warns the situation needs to be closely monitored and that too little is known about the situation elsewhere in Africa.

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Thursday
Jul162015

Captive-breeding claims turned turtle

Philippines, 16th July 2015—Paradoxically, the successful hatching of a fertile Palawan Forest Turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis egg provides further evidence that wildlife traffickers are making bogus claims about captive-breeding of reptiles, according to TRAFFIC, Katala Foundation Inc. (KFI) and Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

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Thursday
Jul162015

Botanic gardens encouraged to promote wild plant conservation

Paris, France, July 2015—Plant experts met last week in Paris to assess international efforts to implement the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) and how effective it was proving in achieving its targets under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

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Monday
Jul132015

TRAFFIC report tries to pin down slippery eel trade

in Japanese l in Chinese

Tokyo, Japan, 13th July 2015—Production and consumption patterns for eels in East Asia are constantly changing, with new markets and trade routes emerging, meaning strong regional and international co-ordination is needed to implement eel conservation and management measures, finds a new TRAFFIC report.

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