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Latest news from TRAFFIC

Friday
May152015

Largest ever rhino horn seizure reported in Mozambique

UPDATE: Official confirmation is awaited, but media reports indicate the 65 rhino horns were stolen from a Police strong-room in the early hours of Friday 22nd May 2015.

Cambridge, UK, 15th May 2015—Police in Mozambique are reported to have seized a staggering 65 rhinos horns, together with 1.1 tonnes of elephant ivory.

One Asian national is said to have been arrested on the outskirts of the capital Maputo at a house where the stash was stored.

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Thursday
May142015

China joins Ethiopia to address ivory trafficking

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 14th May 2015—TRAFFIC today hosted a workshop in Addis Ababa for Chinese businesses and citizens based in Africa to address the growing issue of illegal ivory trade.

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Monday
May112015

Mesoamerica authorities get to grips with sea cucumbers and corals

Merida Yucatan, Mexico, May 2015—Delegates from across Mesoamerica met last month at two regional training and capacity building workshops organized by TRAFFIC in co-ordination with Mexico’s General Attorney for the Protection of the Environment (PROFEPA) on precious and semi-precious corals and sea cucumbers.

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Wednesday
May062015

Preserving the Future – digital campaign illuminates illegal trade in non-charismatic species

New Delhi, India, 6th May 2015—A digital media campaign on illegal trade in lesser-known non-charismatic wildlife species—including pangolins, owls and mongooses—that ended last month reached out to nearly 1.4 million individuals on Facebook, Twitter and Google.

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Sunday
May032015

African leaders agree on co-ordinated response and action against illegal exploitation and illicit trade of wild flora and fauna in Africa

Brazzaville, Congo, May 2015—African leaders meeting last week in Brazzaville issued a strong Declaration urging co-ordinated regional and international action against wildlife crime at the end of a four-day meeting on illegal exploitation and illicit trade in African wildlife products.

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Wednesday
Apr292015

Slow lorises, pangolins, wild meat and crocodile lizards feature in latest TRAFFIC Bulletin

Cambridge, UK, 29th April 2015—Despite being illegal, the use of nocturnal slow lorises as a tourist souvenir photo prop has grown in recent years, finds a study published today in the latest issue of the TRAFFIC Bulletin, the world’s only peer-reviewed journal dedicated to studies of global wildlife trade.

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Tuesday
Apr282015

Conservation stakeholders hammer out priority actions to fight wildlife crime in Kenya

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Nairobi, Kenya, 28th April 2015—In a significant effort to scale up Kenya's fight against wildlife crime, public- and private-sector partners have joined forces to address dangerously high levels of poaching and trafficking.

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Friday
Apr242015

Business community encouraged to protect wildlife by Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and TRAFFIC

Hanoi, 24th April 2015 – To empower the business community in Viet Nam to lead the fight against illegal wildlife trade and consumption, the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in collaboration with TRAFFIC, is equipping business leaders with the tools they need to become “champions” of wildlife protection through corporate social responsibility (CSR) training.

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