Lao Cai, Viet Nam, 24th June 2016—The Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) has added its voice to the international call for zero tolerance of illegal wildlife consumption.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
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Brussels, Belgium, 21st June 2016—European Union (EU) Environment Ministers yesterday endorsed the EU Action Plan against wildlife trafficking, part of the region’s contribution towards the international efforts to curb wildlife crime.
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 2nd June 2016—TRAFFIC, with assistance from the National Anti-smuggling Office and Nanjing Forest Police College, earlier this month organized a “Seminar on combating wildlife smuggling and illegal trade” for enforcement agencies from across China.
Singapore, 13th June 2016—TRAFFIC and WWF-Singapore are calling upon the Singapore Government to follow up an ivory destruction event today with tough law enforcement action.
New Delhi, India, June 2016—Individuals from all walks of life pledged their support for fighting wildlife crime during an event held in Connaught Place, New Delhi, to mark World Environment Day.
Washington DC, USA, 3rd June 2016—new regulations on the domestic trade in ivory were yesterday finalized by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).
The regulations add prohibitions to certain elements of the commercial ivory trade to implement a “near total ban” on domestic ivory trade.