Hanoi, Viet Nam, 17th November 2016—TRAFFIC’s research finds the illegal market for bears, bear parts and derivatives in Viet Nam is still strong, with only a moderate decline in open availability following the introduction of legislation to ban their sale in 2006.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
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Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 16th November 2016 – A comprehensive analysis of 16 years of Tiger seizures shows that Asia’s failure to ramp up enforcement, close Tiger farms, strengthen laws and reduce demand are to blame for the persistent illegal trade in Tiger parts.
TRAFFIC encourages Vietnamese start-ups to adopt zero-tolerance towards threatened wildlife consumption
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 16th November 2016—Dozens of Vietnamese entrepreneurs in the technology sector understand the need to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies against threatened wildlife consumption following a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City organized by TRAFFIC, the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the Viet Nam e-Commerce Association (VECOM) and VP Bank.
Regional workshop on moving “Beyond Enforcement” in combating Illegal Wildlife Trade in Southeast Asia
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 15th November 2016—Conservationists will meet in Hanoi to participate in a regional workshop for Southeast Asia with a focus on the Lower Mekong Region.
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 11th November 2016—A staggering five significant ivory seizures in the weeks leading up to Viet Nam hosting a major intergovernmental event on illegal wildlife trade highlights ongoing concerns about the nation’s role in illicit wildlife trade.
Yokohama, Japan, 9th November 2016—The International Tropical Timber Organization’s (ITTO) fifty-second Council session began this week in Yokohama, during which Madagascar was welcomed as the 73rd member of ITTO.
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 2nd November 2016—Over 25 Vietnamese transport and logistic companies will join efforts to prevent wildlife trafficking during a risk-management workshop held at Nikko Hotel today, organised by TRAFFIC, the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), and the Viet Nam Automobile Transportation Association (VATA).