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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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Iconic wildlife

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Regions

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

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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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Tuesday
Nov242015

Ivory Action Plans: Good progress made, but essential next steps needed 

Regional workshop on National Ivory Action Plans concludes in Central Africa

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 24th November 2015
—A two-day regional workshop on National Ivory Action Plans (NIAPs) held in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), concluded with participating countries sharing lessons learned and agreeing essential next steps on how to safeguard the future of elephants in Central Africa. The workshop's objective was to improve the management and conservation of African elephants and reduce poaching and illegal ivory trade through the effective implementation of NIAPs requested by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) at the country level, and through strengthened transboundary and regional collaboration.

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Monday
Nov232015

Thailand repatriates smuggled orangutans to Indonesia

Bangkok, Thailand, 12th November 2015 – After a lengthy wait in Thailand, 14 smuggled orangutans finally left for home in Indonesia today. 

The orangutans which were rescued from the illegal trade and have been cared for by Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) for the last five years.  Today the 12 orangutans and two offspring born in captivity received a high level send off at the Don Mueang Military Airport.

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Friday
Nov062015

Tokay Gecko captive breeding doesn’t add up

Jakarta, Indonesia, 6th November 2015—A new TRAFFIC report questions the viability of captive-breeding operations given the go-ahead to produce millions of live Tokay Geckos a year for export from Indonesia.

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Thursday
Nov052015

Future development of FairWild certification highlighted at UK stakeholders meeting

Cambridge, UK, November 2015—A lively mix of perspectives and ideas were exchanged at a FairWild workshop last month, where participants from across the value chain met to work on priorities for the future development of the FairWild certification system.

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Tuesday
Nov032015

TRAFFIC facilitates enforcement training workshop in Guangxi

Guilin, Guangxi Province, China, November 2015—More than 60 enforcement officers received training on “Combatting wildlife smuggling” during a two-day workshop organized by Guangxi Provincial Interagency CITES Enforcement Coordination Group (PICE-CG), held in co-operation with TRAFFIC and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs) late last month.

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Monday
Nov022015

Vietnamese transport companies build a reputation for social and environmental responsibility

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2nd November 2015—Thirty-five of Viet Nam’s biggest transport and logistic companies are ready to do their part to prevent wildlife smuggling following a risk-management workshop held today, organized by TRAFFIC, WWF, the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Viet Nam Automobile Transportation Association (VATA).

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Wednesday
Oct282015

Star Tortoise trade, ivory surveys and much more: latest TRAFFIC Bulletin available

Cambridge, UK, 30th October 2015—The October issue of the TRAFFIC Bulletin, our flagship journal has been published and features a number of papers highlighting the emerging online trade in wildlife.

One paper demonstrates that although the availability of Indian Star Tortoises in pet and aquarium shops in Malaysia has dropped drastically over the past decade, likely owing to greater enforcement efforts and increased public awareness of the illegality of such trade, the threat of illegal trade persists as the trade shifts online. 

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Monday
Oct262015

Seizure of highly threatened turtles highlights ongoing threat of illegal trade

Hanoi, Viet Nam, October 2015—More than 200 freshwater turtles are currently being cared for at Soc Son Rescue Centre and the Turtle Conservation Centre following one of Viet Nam’s biggest ever turtle seizures.

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