Focus on

Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

...............................................................

International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

...............................................................

Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

...............................................................

Forestry

Timber trade

...............................................................

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

...............................................................

Medicinal plants

Medicinal and aromatic plants

...............................................................

Wildmeat

Wildmeat resources

...............................................................

Pets & fashion

Wild animals used for pets & fashion

...............................................................

Regions

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

...............................................................

Powered by Squarespace
Search TRAFFIC
Subscribe to news


Instagram

Subscribe to e-Dispatches
(weekly TRAFFIC email newsletter)

TRAFFIC is grateful for the financial contribution from the Rufford Foundation towards this website

Affiliations

TRAFFIC is a founder partner of:

...............................................................

TRAFFIC is a member of:

...............................................................

...............................................................

...............................................................

Also of interest

Wildlife crime is serious - watch the video!

...............................................................

innovate. fight crime. save wildlife.

...............................................................

Interested in a Masters in Conservation Leadership at the University of Cambridge? More details...

...............................................................

Timber harvest & trade in South America & Europe

...............................................................

Useful links
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature

Latest news from TRAFFIC

 

Thursday
Aug192010

Trapping for food threatens rare Asian bird

Cambridge, UK, 19th August 2010—The Spoon-billed Sandpiper, one of the world's most threatened birds, is rapidly heading towards extinction because young birds are being targeted for human consumption.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Aug112010

Hunting a key factor in Orangutan’s decline

Cambridge, UK, 11 August—Hunting appears to have been significantly underestimated as a key reason for the historical decline of Orangutans, according to a new study published today.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Aug112010

Experts to establish Wildlife Forensics Network

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11 August 2010—A network linking wildlife forensic specialists across South-East Asia is taking shape as law enforcement agencies begin to turn to DNA testing as a significant weapon in the fight against wildlife trafficking.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Aug102010

New taskforce makes big agarwood seizure

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10 August 2010—Member agencies of a newly created anti-poaching taskforce seized two tonnes of Agarwood stashed at a jetty on Banding Island which is located near the wildlife rich Belum-Temengor Forest Complex in the north of Peninsular Malaysia.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Aug102010

Viet Nam and Indonesia collaborate to tackle illegal wildlife trade

Hai Phong, Viet Nam, 10 August 2010—Indonesian wildlife trade enforcement officials met their Vietnamese counterparts in Hai Phong city last week for a first bilateral dialogue on collaboration against illegal wildlife trade between the two countries.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Aug092010

Deforestation spreading out from Dar es Salaam

9 August 2010—A new study documents “waves” of forest degradation advancing 120 km from Dar Es Salaam over a 14 year period.

The study, by an international team of scientists, supports an economic model that predicted the sequential removal of products from high to low value radiating out from major demand centres.

Click to read more ...

Friday
Aug062010

Malaysia gets tough new wildlife law

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5 August 2010—Malaysia’s Parliament this week passed the country’s tough new Wildlife Conservation Bill 2010 which provides significantly higher penalties and mandatory jail terms for wildlife crime.

The new law, expected to come into force by the end of this year, will replace the 38-year-old Protection of Wild Life Act.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Aug042010

India and Nepal sign accord to protect wildlife and tackle crime

New Delhi, India, 4 August 2010—India and Nepal have signed an agreement to ensure better management of forest areas, many of them key habitat for Tigers and other threatened wildlife, along the 1,751 km Indo-Nepal border.

Click to read more ...