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Tuesday
Jul172018

Shortcomings in CITES caviar labelling system poses a risk to sturgeons

Geneva, 17th July 2018—Twenty years after trade in sturgeons was regulated, illegal trade in sturgeon caviar continues and threatens the survival of this endangered group of species across the world, according to a new TRAFFIC and WWF study.

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Monday
Jul162018

Arrests in Kalimantan and Sabah for dealing in protected bird species

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, July 2018—Wildlife enforcement authorities across Borneo sent a strong message this month that trading in protected bird species will not be tolerated.

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Tuesday
Jul102018

New study highlights need for comprehensive online wildlife trade monitoring in Viet Nam

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 10th July 2018—A study released today by TRAFFIC suggests that most of Viet Nam’s online illegal wildlife trade does not take place on websites ending in .vn, as previously thought and instead monitoring efforts should focus on those ending .com, including social media websites.

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Friday
Jul062018

Three Critically Endangered tigers among illegal wildlife parts seized by Malaysian authorities

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6th July 2018—Parts of three Critically Endangered tigers were among dozens of wildlife skins, horns and teeth seized in Malaysia, just weeks away from Global Tiger Day.

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Friday
Jul062018

Wild botanicals in products you consume: FairWild Week highlights trends, threats and opportunities

Cambridge, UK, 6th July 2018—last week the spotlight firmly shone on the often unspoken role of wild plants in our everyday lives.

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Thursday
Jul052018

Community based wildlife protection initiatives key to curbing wildlife crime in Nagaland

Nagaland, India, July 2018—Forty-five forest officials from the State Forest Department last month attended a two-day wildlife crime investigation and law enforcement training workshop in Dimapur, Nagaland, organised by Nagaland Forest Department and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), supported by TRAFFIC.

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Thursday
Jul052018

Chinese communities in Mozambique and Zambia engaged on CITES and sustainable trade in forest resources

Maputo, Mozambique/Lusaka, Zambia, July 2018—Two workshops to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade and its links to wildlife conservation were held last month to engage the Chinese business community and individuals living in Mozambique and Zambia.

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Friday
Jun292018

Staff of Vietnamese and German companies learn benefits of wildlife-focused CSR

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 29th June 2018—Representatives of several Vietnamese and German companies active in Viet Nam learned the benefits of adopting a zero-tolerance policy on wildlife crime today in Hanoi. At a workshop organised by TRAFFIC with funding from WWF-Germany, leaders and staff from 30 businesses were shown that taking a public stance against buying, gifting, and consuming wild animals can make their companies more competitive.

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Tuesday
Jun262018

Enhancing Practical Skills for Sustainable Trade in Wild Plants in Guangxi

21st–22nd May, 2018, Chongzuo, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China—TRAFFIC, together with its local partners, organized a Community Training Workshop on Sustainable Wild-Harvesting of Gynostemma pentaphyllum and Dendranthema indicumin in Longdeng Village, Chongzuo, in southwest of Guangxi province which borders Viet Nam.

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Monday
Jun252018

New report highlights global trade in wild plant ingredients

Cambridge, UK, 25th June 2018—a new TRAFFIC study has drawn attention to the wild plant ingredients used in everyday products and the need for their traceable, sustainable and ethical sourcing and trade.

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Friday
Jun222018

Workshop held to consolidate interagency law enforcement mechanism in China

Haikou, Hainan, June, 2018—China’s Ministerial Level Coordination Mechanism for Combating Illegal Wildlife Trade  was enhanced through a training workshop jointly -organised by the Department of Wildlife Conservation and Nature Reserve Management, State Forestry and Grassland Administration (SFGA), TRAFFIC and the China Wildlife Conservation Association(CWCA).

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Thursday
Jun212018

Uganda hosts 6th annual forum on illegal timber trade

Kampala, Uganda, 21st June 2018—This week, Uganda played host to the 6th Annual East Africa Timber Trade Stakeholders’ Forum jointly hosted by WWF Uganda and Uganda’s Forestry Sector Support Department under the Ministry of Water and Environment.

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