Call for tender—TRAFFIC South America invites applications from interested individuals for the development of a consultancy in two regions of the Peruvian Amazon: Ucayali and Madre de Dios, as a component of the project “Amazonia Viva” funded by the EC and co-executed with five other NGOs, to offer solutions to the problems associated with forest management and trade of timber.
Latest news from TRAFFIC
Beijing, China, 19th January 2012—TRAFFIC is advising consumers to be especially vigilant in the lead up to Chinese New Year to minimise their consumption of threatened wildlife species.
12th January 2012—Despite increased law enforcement efforts, rhino poaching accelerated in South Africa last year. The country lost 448 rhinos to poaching in 2011, official government statistics reveal. The total includes 19 critically endangered Black Rhinos, of which fewer than 5,000 remain in the wild.
Port Klang, Malaysia, 9th January 2012—Malaysian Customs Department in Port Klang has seized close to half a tonne of ivory exported from Cape Town, South Africa; the third ivory seizure at this port in just over six months.
The Tiger Trade Leader will lead and co-ordinate the trade-related efforts of the Tigers Alive Initiative - one of 13 Global Initiatives within the WWF network conservation programme. The post holder will be based in the WWF Malaysia office.
Closing date for applications: 6th February 2012