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

Tuesday
Aug212012

“Loose horns”, surging demand and easy money create “perfect storm” for rhino poaching

in Vietnamese l in Chinese

Johannesburg, South Africa, 21st August 2012—A comprehensive new report into the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa documents how poor compliance over rhino horn stockpile management, loopholes in sport hunting policy, and surging demand for horn in Viet Nam created ideal conditions for the involvement of sophisticated criminal networks, leading to a dramatic escalation in poaching in southern Africa.

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Thursday
Aug092012

Thousands of marine turtle eggs seized - again

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 9th August 2012—In a repeat of events that took place just over a year ago, authorities in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle close to 4,000 turtle eggs into neighbouring Sarawak, in Malaysia.

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Friday
Aug032012

Notorious wildlife dealer caught red-handed in India

New Delhi, India, 3rd August 2012—A much wanted, suspected notorious illegal wildlife trader and poacher has been caught red handed carrying a Tiger skin and skeleton, two live turtles, ivory and some poaching equipment in Haryana, India.

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Wednesday
Aug012012

Reptiles repatriated to Philippines

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1st August 2012 - Over a hundred endangered reptiles confiscated in Hong Kong were flown home to the Philippines today, while the second-time offender who smuggled them, has been slapped with a six-week jail sentence.

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Friday
Jul272012

CITES bares teeth, but can it bite?

Geneva, Switzerland, 27th July 2012—A week’s long meeting of the CITES Standing Committee ended today. The Committee governs the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) between full-scale meetings of the Conference of the Parties.

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Thursday
Jul262012

Statisticians help fight against increasing illegal ivory trade

Geneva, Switzerland, 26th July 2012—Statisticians from the University of Reading in partnership with TRAFFIC are helping in the global fight against the trade of illegal ivory, with a major revision of the Elephant Trade Information System (ETIS), a global monitoring system for tracking illegal ivory trade.

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Monday
Jul232012

TRAFFIC helps train officers to combat illegal marine turtle trade in Hainan

in Chinese

Hainan, China, 24th July 2012—More than 110 fisheries enforcement officers from 29 border checkpoints, plus 10 officers from the Industry & Commerce department and border police, took part in an enforcement training workshop earlier this month in Haikou, Hainan Province, China.

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Tuesday
Jul172012

Wildlife trade on the agenda at key Africa-China meeting

Beijing, China, 17th July 2012—Government representatives from across Africa meet their counterparts in China this week in what TRAFFIC regards as a vital opportunity to ensure the rising trade in wildlife products between Africa and China is both legal and sustainable.

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