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
Mar022012

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY: evaluation of forest management capacity building project

Call for tender—As part of the ongoing Amazonia Viva project, TRAFFIC South America invites applications from interested individuals to implement a series of workshops to evaluate the effectiveness of using a participatory approach to build capacity for management, traceability and governance of forestry resources in Atalaya, Tambopata and Tahuamanu in Peru.

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Tuesday
Feb282012

National workshop for Mexico’s enforcement officials

Mexico City, Mexico, 28th February 2012—Wildlife management and enforcement officials from across Mexico met last week to learn new skills and receive new tools and materials  to help them improve the conservation and sustainable use of wild natural resources in the country.

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Monday
Feb272012

Karnataka gears up to fight wildlife crime

Karnataka, India, 27th February 2012—Seventy one forests officials met last week to examine methods for Strengthening Wildlife Law Enforcement. The meeting, which took place over the weekend of 18-19th February at Anshi Tiger Reserve, Dandeli in Karnataka, was organized by Karnataka Forest Department with support from TRAFFIC India.

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Tuesday
Feb212012

Zoom, zoom: TRAFFIC marks 20 years of support from Mazda

Johannesburg, South Africa, 22nd February 2012—TRAFFIC and Mazda are today celebrating 20 years of conservation partnership. The anniversary was marked by Humphrey le Grice of the Mazda Wildlife Fund, who handed over the keys of a Mazda loan vehicle to David Newton, TRAFFIC’s Regional Director in East and Southern Africa.

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Tuesday
Feb212012

Last Stand: Trafficking rhino horn

Tom Milliken, TRAFFIC's expert on rhino horn trade interviewed for this hard-hitting documentary screened in the US on Wednesday, 22nd February at 9/8c on NBC's Rock Center.

Wednesday
Feb152012

TRAFFIC helps to claw back illegal parrot trade in India

New Delhi, India, 15th February 2012—A parrot in captivity is one of the more visible symbols of illegal trade in India, where all native wildlife is fully protected. To help enforcement officers identify the 12 native parrot species, and thereby clip the wings of the illegal bird trade, TRAFFIC India with support from WWF-India has produced an identification poster entitled “Parrots of India in Illegal Trade.

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Tuesday
Feb142012

A sad goodbye to Sue Mainka

With great sadness, we record the loss of TRAFFIC’s long-time collaborator and friend Dr Susan Mainka.

Sue passed away on Sunday 12th February after a five-month battle with cancer. Over the past fifteen years Sue made a huge contribution to the work of IUCN, in its Species Programme, Global Programme Team and most recently as Head of Science and Knowledge Management.

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Friday
Feb102012

Tiger skins, elephant ivory and bones seized in Malaysia

Update: A 29 year old man appeared in Alor Setar Sessions Court on 15th February, charged under the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 of possessing pieces of 8 Tiger skins, 22 Tiger bone pieces, 6 African Elephant tusks and one antelope horn. Bail was set at MYR70,000 (USD23,000). The trial date is yet to be announced.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10th February 2012—Eight Tiger skins, elephant tusks and bags of bones were seized in northern Malaysia, according to a statement released today by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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