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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

 

Thursday
Jul162015

Botanic gardens encouraged to promote wild plant conservation

Paris, France, July 2015—Plant experts met last week in Paris to assess international efforts to implement the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) and how effective it was proving in achieving its targets under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

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Monday
Jul132015

TRAFFIC report tries to pin down slippery eel trade

in Japanese l in Chinese

Tokyo, Japan, 13th July 2015—Production and consumption patterns for eels in East Asia are constantly changing, with new markets and trade routes emerging, meaning strong regional and international co-ordination is needed to implement eel conservation and management measures, finds a new TRAFFIC report.

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Wednesday
Jul082015

EU sets precedent: first REIO to join CITES

Brussels, Belgium, 8th July 2015—The European Union (EU) today becomes a full member of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora), the first regional economic integration organization (REIO) to do so.

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Tuesday
Jul072015

Vital evidence goes up in smoke

Mozambique, 7th July 2015—Mozambique yesterday destroyed 2434.6 kg of elephant ivory and 86 pieces of rhino horn weighing a total of 193.5 kg, according to media reports.

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Monday
Jun292015

Da Nang Business Community shows “Strength of Will” in bike ride for wildlife protection

Da Nang, Viet Nam 27th June 2015—Over one hundred of Da Nang’s business leaders rode through the main streets of the city Saturday as part of the Bike Ride by Da Nang Businesses to promote wildlife protection and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the South Liberation and National Reunification.

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Friday
Jun262015

Society for Wildlife Forensic Science welcomes expert perspectives from Southeast Asia and Africa in the fight against illegal wildlife trade

Missoula, Montana, USA, 26th June 2015—Wildlife forensic professionals from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Gabon, Kenya and Botswana shared their perspectives on the challenges they face during an event held during the Society for Wildlife Forensic Science’s (SWFS) biennial conference.

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Friday
Jun262015

Eastern Pacific fisheries commission must act to protect tunas, sharks and manta rays

Guayaquil, Ecuador, 26th June 2015—TRAFFIC is urging government members of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), currently meeting in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to implement a recovery plan for Pacific Bluefin tuna stocks, to address fishing over-capacity in the region and to demonstrate what action they have taken to implement protection measures for sharks and rays.

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Thursday
Jun252015

Experts call on EU to acknowledge pivotal role of communities in supporting wildlife conservation

Brussels, Belgium, 25th June 2015—International experts have called upon EU decision-makers to acknowledge the pivotal role of communities in supporting wildlife conservation - including the combat against wildlife crime - in their forthcoming strategies and action plans.

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