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

Friday
Oct282016

CITES trade data confirms shift towards supply from African pangolins

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 28th October 2016—A study that scrutinized 38-years’ worth of pangolin trade data reported to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has confirmed the widely supported perception of a dramatic switch from Asian to African pangolin species over time.

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Friday
Oct282016

China: implications of recent CITES decisions examined

Chengdu, China, 28th October 2016—More than 60 participants from government, Chinese and US enforcement agencies, NGOs, academia and businesses attended an international workshop on illegal wildlife trade in China this week.

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Tuesday
Oct252016

No let up in Asia's bear trade

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 25th October 2016—A bear cub rescue in Malaysia this week and other recent bear-related seizures in Southeast Asia underscore the severe and continued threat illegal trade poses to bears in the region.

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Monday
Oct242016

Illegal trade in laughingthrushes in Indonesia no laughing matter

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 24th October 2016—A newly-published paper calls for better legal protection and a change in the threat status of two rare bird species called laughingthrushes that are facing an acute threat from illegal trade.

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Friday
Oct212016

Hundreds of snow leopards poached each year

New York, USA, 21st October 2016—With possibly as few as 4,000 snow leopards surviving in the wild, a new report from TRAFFIC has found that hundreds of the endangered big cats are being killed illegally each year across their range in Asia’s high mountains.

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Thursday
Oct202016

Tiger cub among menagerie of animals seized in Malaysia enforcement operations

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 20th October 2016—In a string of five raids yesterday, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (PERHILITAN) seized 32 wild animals including a Tiger cub and arrested 5 people including one buyer.

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Friday
Oct142016

New study assesses the US physical ivory market

Washington DC, USA, 14 October 2016—A rapid assessment by TRAFFIC of domestic ivory markets in the U.S. finds that state bans seem to be having an impact on reducing the open availability of elephant ivory in formerly significant urban markets.

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Wednesday
Oct052016

Positive outcomes from global wildlife trade conference, but much work needed to halt unsustainable and illegal trade

Johannesburg, South Africa, 4th October 2016—Just under two weeks of intense inter-governmental negotiations on regulation of trade in wild animals and plants concluded today with some significant steps forward for global efforts to stamp out illegal wildlife trade and ensure sustainability of future trade in a range of valuable species.

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