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Thursday
Jan032013

Bilateral meeting sets stage for efforts to curb wildlife smuggling at Thailand-Lao PDR border

Nakhon Panom, Thailand, 3rd January 2013—Officials of two key provinces along the Thailand-Lao PDR border have met for bilateral enforcement discussions in an effort to stem the flow of illegally traded wildlife between the two countries.

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Thursday
Dec272012

Novel outreach programme engages Hainan fishing community to protect marine turtles

in Chinese

Hainan Province, China, December 2012—More than 500 local fishermen and their families took part in an evening event aimed at raising awareness about the need to protect marine turtles last week.

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Thursday
Dec272012

INTERPOL provides intelligence-led enforcement training as core approach to cracking down on illegal trade in Asian Big Cats

Kathmandu, Nepal, December 2012—Twenty eight law-enforcement officers from 11 Asian countries gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal, to attend an Information and Intelligence Management Course on Environmental Enforcement initiated by INTERPOL. 

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Monday
Dec242012

IUCN/TRAFFIC Analyses of CoP16 Proposals available

The IUCN/TRAFFIC Analyses of the Proposals to Amend the CITES Appendices at the 16th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP16) are now available online on the TRAFFIC website.

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Thursday
Dec202012

New report confirms ‘major surge’ in ivory smuggling in 2011

Geneva, 20th December 2012—Illegal trade in ivory is at its highest levels in nearly two decades, and 2011 witnessed a ‘major surge’, according to a report released by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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Friday
Dec142012

Judges to get tough on wildlife traffickers in South-East Asia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13th December 2012—More than 30 Chief Justices and their designees attending the ASEAN 2nd Roundtable on Environmental Law and Enforcement last week agreed that the establishment of environmental courts was vital in creating a more systematic method of dealing with environmental crime perpetrators.

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Friday
Dec142012

Australian Government announces new programme to combat illegal timber trade in Asia Pacific

Camberra, Australia—Australia is to support the establishment of an Illegal Logging: Regional Capacity Building Partnership, a new program aimed at building capacity in Asia Pacific to combat the trade in illegally and destructively sourced timber on the global market.

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Thursday
Dec132012

WCO assesses impact of Project GAPIN

Lusaka, Zambia, 13th December 2012—Twenty Members of the World Customs Organization (WCO) met last week in Lusaka to review progress in implementing Project GAPIN, an initiative funded by the Swedish Government that aims to help Customs administrations in many parts of Africa fight against the illicit trafficking in wildlife protected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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