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Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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Forestry

Timber trade

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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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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

 

Monday
Oct252010

TRAFFIC launches online guide to fisheries trade data

Cape Town, South Africa, 25th October 2010—A new website aimed at guiding data analysts through the process of sourcing and processing data on global fisheries trade has been launched today at: http://www.fisheries-trade-data.org

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Friday
Oct222010

Plants in focus during first week of CBD-CoP 10

in Japanese

Nagoya, Japan, 22nd October 2010—Amidst a complicated and cloudy week of negotiations this week at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD – CoP 10), some Japanese autumn sunshine has fallen on some important discussions about the topic of wild plant conservation.

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Wednesday
Oct202010

Future of ancient trade in aromatic wood uncertain

in Japanese

Nagoya, Japan, 20th October 2010—Rising demand for agarwood, problems in monitoring harvests and a persistent illegal trade threaten the future of the highly prized fragrant wood say two reports launched today by TRAFFIC.

Agarwood is found only in a few Asian tree species which produce resin-impregnated heartwood as a response to wounding or infection. It has been used for centuries as highly-prized perfume, incense and traditional medicine across Asia and the Middle East.

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Wednesday
Oct202010

South African delegates visit Viet Nam to address illegal rhino horn trade

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 20th October 2010—This week five representatives from South Africa are in Viet Nam to discuss ways to address the growing illegal trade in rhinoceros horn from South Africa to Viet Nam.

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Tuesday
Oct122010

TRAFFIC publishes analysis of Japan's trade in wild species in advance of CBD CoP10

Tokyo, Japan, 12 October 2010 - TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, has released a report analysing the status of Japan’s trade in wild animal and plant species entitled The State of Wildlife Trade in Japan, to coincide with the holding of the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD CoP10) in Nagoya, Japan.

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Friday
Oct082010

Clampdown on illicit wildlife trade in Mandalay

Myanmar, 9th October 2010 – Authorities in Myanmar have seized a menagerie of wildlife parts and products from a shop in Mandalay including two Clouded Leopard skins prominently displayed outside the premises.

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Saturday
Oct022010

Tortoises smuggler caught for second time in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, 3rd October 2010 - A previous arrest for smuggling star tortoises into Thailand wasn’t enough for one Pakistani who tried again, and was caught for the second time at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Tuesday.

The Royal Thai Customs Investigation and Suppression Bureau and CITES Management Authority of Thailand stopped the 44-year-old who was attempting to smuggle in 1,140 live Indian Star Tortoises and a Gavial crocodile packed into four suitcases.

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Thursday
Sep302010

One thousand tortoises a week illegally gathered in south Madagascar

Toliara, Madagascar, 30 September—Ten or more zebu carts filled with around 100 terrestrial tortoises each are leaving the Mahafaly Plateau in south Madagascar every week, according to a survey conducted by WWF staff.

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