Focus on

Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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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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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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Latest news from TRAFFIC

 

Friday
Aug192011

Chinese in Africa told “Don’t buy illegal ivory”

Beijing, China, 19th August 2011—TRAFFIC and the China Wildlife Conservation Association (CWCA), are targeting Chinese nationals living in Africa with their message not to bring ivory and other illegal wildlife products into China.

A series of Chinese-language broadcasts on “Stop the illegal trade in ivory” are being aired throughout Africa between July and the end of August by China Radio International (CRI)

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Wednesday
Aug172011

Jakarta’s illegal trade in threatened tortoises and turtles persisting, warns TRAFFIC

in Japanese

Jakarta, Indonesia 17th August 2011—The open trade in protected freshwater turtles and tortoises in Jakarta’s markets includes a growing number of non-native and threatened species, a new TRAFFIC study warns.

Surveys in the Indonesian capital’s animal markets, reptile expos and pet stores showed that there were more species in trade in 2010 (49 species) than recorded in a similar study in 2004 (47) by the wildlife trade monitoring network, TRAFFIC.

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Friday
Aug122011

Ivorybill unveiled for Jungle City 2011

Cambridge, UK, 12th August 2011—TRAFFIC today unveiled “Ivorybill”, a hornbill statue that will be on display this August and September, when Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, will be transformed into a jungle, filled with iconic animals.

The Jungle City event will feature 130 life size sculptures of some of the planet’s most endangered species and aims to raise GBP1 million for their survival.

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Thursday
Aug042011

Tough sentences for Vietnamese rhino horn smugglers in South Africa

South Africa, 4th August 2011—two men convicted of illegal possession of rhino horns have been given long custodial sentences by a court in South Africa.

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Monday
Aug012011

Trivia for Tigers proves roaring success

Melbourne, Australia, 2nd August 2011—After fashion industry worker Leeyong Soo read an article in a British newspaper about a Tiger theme park, alleging links to illegal trade in Tiger bone wine, she decided to act.

Leeyong elected to organize a Trivia for Tigers night in her home city of Melbourne, Australia.

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Friday
Jul292011

New documentary sheds light on poaching crisis in Belum-Temengor

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 29th July 2011—Malaysia must intensify efforts to stop poaching in the Belum-Temengor Forest Complex of northern Peninsular Malaysia or risk losing one of its most important strongholds for wild tigers and other endangered wildlife, warns a newly released WWF Malaysia-TRAFFIC documentary.

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Friday
Jul292011

Viet Nam earns its stripes for Global Tiger Day

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 29th July 2011—Viet Nam celebrates the second annual Global Tiger Day today with a number of public awareness raising events and workshops aimed to support Tiger conservation and call for an end to the illegal Tiger trade.

Only an estimated 3,200 wild Tigers survive worldwide, their population having decreased by about 95 percent and their range by 93 percent since 1900.

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Wednesday
Jul272011

Malagasy Frontier Police seize Indonesia-bound shipment of ‘world’s rarest’ tortoises

Antananarivo, Madagascar, 27th July 2011—Authorities in Madagascar on Monday arrested two men and seized close to 200 of some of the world’s rarest tortoises that they were trying to smuggle out of Antananarivo’s Ivato Airport to Jakarta, Indonesia.

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