TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
Latest news from TRAFFIC
Kerala, India, August 2015—More than 55 enforcement officials, including those from 13 forest divisions in Kerala, the Police Department and the Customs and Central Excise Department in the State of Kerala have just completed two-days of intensive wildlife law enforcement capacity building training.
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 13th August—So rare that captive breeding centres have been robbed, the soaring prices and drop in availability of Black-winged Mynas in trade point to a species on the brink.
Windhoek, Namibia, 7th August 2015—the first ever collaborative workshop on forest management and timber trade between Namibia, Angola and Zambia ended this week with agreement reached on developing a time bound Action Plan for collective forest management and timber trade.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 29th July 2015—The Malayan Tiger has little to celebrate this Global Tiger Day. As of 23rd June, it was officially listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world’s most comprehensive source of information on wild animals and plants and the levels of threat they face.
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.