Yangon, Myanmar, 4th March 2015—Writing on elephant poaching, rampant sale of endangered species and the demand for exotic wild meat delicacies has won five Myanmar journalists awards in a competition to raise awareness on wildlife trade in the country.
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Beijing, China, 3rd March 2015—Transactions for illegal wildlife products, particularly ivory, are shifting away from online retailers and onto social media platforms according to TRAFFIC’s research into the Chinese-language online retail community.
Muldersdrift, South Africa, 2nd March 2015—On the eve of World Wildlife Day (March 3) a set of recommendations on engaging communities in combating the illegal wildlife trade (IWT) at the source has been issued by a group of more than 70 researchers, community representatives, government officials, UN agencies and NGOs from five continents.
Muldersdrift, South Africa, 26th February 2015—Ground-breaking community-led approaches to combating wildlife crime around the world will be shared at an international symposium taking place in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg from 26-28th February, attended by researchers, community groups, government officials, UN agencies and NGOs.