International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Focus on

Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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Iconic wildlife

Apes l Bears l Deer l Elephants l Leopards l Marine turtles l Pangolins l Reptiles l Rhinos l Sharks & rays l Tigers l others

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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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Medicinal plants

Medicinal and aromatic plants

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Wildmeat

Wildmeat resources

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Pets & fashion

Wild animals used for pets & fashion

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Regions

Africa l Americas l Asia l Australasia l Europe l Middle East

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Latest news from TRAFFIC

Thursday
Sep292016

Massive downturn in Bangkok ivory market as Thailand implements national ivory action plan

Johannesburg, South Africa, 29th September – Surveys by TRAFFIC have found a huge fall in the amount of ivory openly for sale in Thailand’s Bangkok markets over the past two years from a high of 7,421 ivory items in 2014 to just 283 products by June this year – a 96 per cent drop.

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Wednesday
Sep282016

New report finds no slowdown in tiger trafficking

Johannesburg, South Africa, 29th September 2016—a new report from TRAFFIC and WWF finds no evidence of a decline in tiger trafficking across Asia, with parts equating to a minimum of 1755 tigers seized between 2000 and 2015—an average of more than two animals per week.

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Tuesday
Sep272016

Focus on wildlife cybercrime at CITES

Johannesburg, South Africa, 26th September 2016—Big business, government agencies and the NGO community are uniting to protect endangered wildlife from online crime during a unique event held today at the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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Monday
Sep262016

China exhibition highlights action taken to implement CITES

Johannesburg, South Africa, 26th September 2016—As the 17th Conference to the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP17) gets underway, the Chinese delegation has unveiled an exhibition showcasing the recent actions undertaken to implement the Convention in China.

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Sunday
Sep252016

Toothfish floundering after years without CITES protection

Johannesburg, South Africa, 25th September 2016—a fisheries management body has written to the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to report that many Parties are failing to co-operate with its trade regulations and even licencing illegal fishing vessels that catch Patagonian and Antarctic Toothfish in its waters.

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Saturday
Sep242016

International pressure must be maintained to curb ongoing ivory trafficking

Johannesburg, South Africa, 24th September—A new analysis finds the global ivory trade continued unabated in 2015 at the record levels recorded earlier in the decade, underlining the need for renewed efforts to disrupt the criminal networks orchestrating the trade.

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Friday
Sep232016

Three reports shine spotlight on Lao PDR’s failure to tackle wildlife trafficking

Johannesburg, South Africa, 23rd September 2016—The role of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) in the international trafficking of protected wildlife will be under scrutiny today in the lead up to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting that gets fully underway this Saturday.

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Thursday
Sep222016

World Rhino Day takes place on eve of critical wildlife trade conference

Johannesburg, South Africa, 22nd September 2016—as the world marks World Rhino Day, delegates from more than 180 countries are arriving in South Africa for a critical wildlife trade meeting where the international efforts to address record poaching levels of Africa’s rhinos will be one of many issues under close scrutiny.

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