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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

 

Friday
Jun192015

The Viet Nam Central Committee of Communications and Education strengthens the country’s role in wildlife protection

Update: A key output will be a highly-targeted social marketing campaign about illegal wildlife trafficking to be rolled out in Ha Noi's Noi Bai International Airport. It was given the go-ahead by the Minister of Transport the same week as the MoU signing was completed.

Ha Noi, 19 June 2015 – Continuing their strategic partnership, the Central Committee of Communications and Education (CCCE) and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to reduce demand for illegally traded wildlife products in Viet Nam through training and awareness raising activities for officers, business people, and the public.

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Tuesday
Jun162015

E-commerce companies in Japan strengthen measures against illegal online ivory trade

Tokyo, Japan, 16th June 2015—The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has engaged e-commerce companies in Japan to improve monitoring of online ivory sales  to prevent infringements of domestic regulations, such as inadequate registration of business activities on their websites and illegal shipping of ivory items abroad.

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Monday
Jun152015

Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry encourages social and environmentally responsible business practices

in Vietnamese

Quang Binh, Viet Nam, 15th June 2015—Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) trainers begin a ripple effect today that will spread the principles of social and environmental responsibility to businesses across Viet Nam, with assistance from TRAFFIC.

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Friday
Jun122015

TRAFFIC trains Ecuadorian military to counter illegal timber trade and other wildlife crimes

en español

Quito, Ecuador, June 2015—TRAFFIC has assisted with the strategic training of 300 navy, army and air force personnel to increase the impact of the country’s military in fighting timber, fisheries and other wildlife-related crime.

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Wednesday
Jun102015

Discussions on seized and rescued wildlife—one aftermath of illegal trade

Bogor, Indonesia, 10th June 2015—TRAFFIC last week addressed a meeting of global wildlife sanctuaries and rehabilitation centres in Southeast Asia, underscoring the impact the region’s rising demand for exotic animals has on endangered species.

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Tuesday
Jun092015

New campaign promotes “green collecting”

Beijing, China, June 2015—TRAFFIC last month launched a “green collecting” campaign at the 6th China Art Handicrafts Expo hosted by Wen Wan Tian Xia. The campaign calls on collectors to seek out artwork made from green and sustainably sourced materials, items “Having cultural value without reputational cost.”

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Tuesday
Jun092015

Superabundant “rice bird” decline mirrors that of Passenger Pigeon

Cambridge, UK, 9th June 2015—One of Eurasia’s most abundant bird species, the Yellow-breasted Bunting or “rice bird” has declined by 90% and retracted its range by 5000 km since 1980 a new study shows.

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Tuesday
Jun022015

Tanzania begins to face its elephant disaster

in Japanese

En français

Tanzania, June 2015—Tanzanian Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Lazaro Nyalandu yesterday announced the latest estimates of elephant populations in Tanzania, demonstrating a catastrophic decline over the past decade, with numbers plummeting from an estimated 109,051 in 2009 to 43,330 in 2014.  A government press release concluded that it was highly likely that the decline was caused by poaching for ivory.

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