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

Monday
Nov052012

TRAFFIC and Royal Malaysian Police come together to fight wildlife crime in Belum-Temengor Forest Complex

Kuala Lumpur, 5th November 2012—Police officers stationed near a biodiversity hotspot under pressure from poaching and illegal trade in northern Peninsular Malaysia are stepping up to help in the fight against wildlife crime.

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Thursday
Nov012012

TRAFFIC urges consumers not to buy marine turtle products after new report highlights ongoing illegal trade

in Chinese

Beijing, China, 1st November 2012—TRAFFIC is urging holiday makers not to buy marine turtle products through broadcasts in Hainan Province on local radio FM886.

The FM886 radio campaign aims to raise awareness among local fishermen, souvenir shop owners and tourists about the ongoing poaching, illegal processing and trade in marine turtles. Three key messages are being broadcasted at least nine times per day until March 2013.

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Tuesday
Oct302012

Russia boosts protection for Tigers

Trade, transportation and possession of endangered species will all be considered crimes under new legislation proposed by the Kremlin.

Tiger hunting and habitat loss are the biggest factors in the decline of Tigers, which has seen the world lose 97 per cent of its wild Tigers in the last century, including four sub-species to extinction. There may be as few as 3,200 of the endangered animals remaining.

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Monday
Oct292012

Central African Republic Begins Independent Ivory Audit

en Français

Bangui, Central African Republic, 26th October 2012—The Central African Republic’s decision this week to undergo an independent audit of its ivory stocks is a sign the country is serious about addressing rampant elephant poaching and related illegal wildlife crimes. WWF and TRAFFIC congratulate the government of the Central African Republic for this bold move and strongly urges the country to completely destroy these stocks once the audit is completed.

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Friday
Oct262012

TRAFFIC and Alibaba.com work together to prevent illegal exports of young eels from the Philippines

in Chinese l in Japanese

Beijing, China, 26th October 2012—TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, and global online B2B e-commerce platform, Alibaba.com, are working together to try and combat illegal exports of young eels from the Philippines following concerns over the threat to the country’s wild eel population caused by overharvesting.

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Thursday
Oct252012

Asia fuels illegal wildlife trade and Singaporeans have a role in it

Conservation organisations call for governmental and public support against illegal wildlife trade in Singapore

Singapore, 25th October 2012 – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore and TRAFFIC in Southeast Asia are calling for the Singapore public to make a pledge on WWF Singapore’s Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/wwfsg) and website (www.wwf.sg) not to purchase or consume illegal wildlife products.

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Monday
Oct222012

Illicit wildlife trafficking recognized as a new form of transnational organized crime

Vienna, Austria, 22nd October 2012 - Governments gathering last week for a meeting of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime have recognized environmental crime, such as illicit trafficking in wildlife, as a new form of transnational organized crime in need a greater response. The meeting passed by consensus a resolution encouraging governments to further strengthen their domestic laws to prevent and combat these crimes.

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Monday
Oct222012

Focus on sustainable use of biodiversity at CBD CoP11

Hyderabad, India, 19th October 2012—The eleventh Conference Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) concluded today with several agreements of relevance to the use of wild biodiversity.

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