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Thursday
Jan272011

Log on to keep the tiger roaring

Beijing, China, 27th January 2011—As the Chinese Year of the Tiger draws to a close on 2nd February, TRAFFIC and WWF China are urging those concerned over the plight of wild Tigers to register their support at www.listentothetiger.com and make a Tiger roar. 

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Thursday
Jan272011

Shark populations dwindle as top catchers delay on conservation actions

in Japanese

After ten years, International Plan to save sharks still not implemented

Washington, D.C., USA, 27th January 2011—A decade after members of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) approved an international plan to conserve sharks, a new analysis finds that it has yet to be fully implemented.

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Thursday
Jan272011

How to tell real from fake ivory

in Thai

Bangkok, Thailand, 27th January 2011—To bolster its fight against the illegal ivory trade, Thailand will equip close to 100 enforcement officials and ivory traders with the skills to identify real from fake ivory.

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Wednesday
Jan262011

Bigger bite of the action for EU sniffer dog programme

Brussels, Belgium, 26th January 2011—a 28 month long pilot scheme initiated by WWF Germany/TRAFFIC using sniffer dogs to detect wildlife products smuggled through Frankfurt airport has proved so successful, it is to be extended Europe-wide.

The expanded scheme will see the dogs used to detect smuggled wildlife in all Europe’s major airports, seaports and major postal distribution centres.

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Thursday
Jan202011

Experts link up to combat illegal wildlife trade in Sri Lanka

National wildlife enforcement network formed

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 20th January 2011—National and international experts met this week in Colombo to focus on concerted action to combat illegal wildlife trade in Sri Lanka.

Leadership from the country’s Department of Wildlife Conservation, along with Police, Customs and other relevant government institutions and experts, has seen the birth of the Sri Lanka Wildlife Enforcement Network (SLaWEN).

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Monday
Jan172011

Building wildlife law enforcement capacity to combat illegal wildlife trade in South-East Asia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17th January 2011—Law enforcers from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam are being trained this week on how to identify threatened reptile species and familiarizing themselves with international wildlife protection policies that will enable them to combat the multimillion dollar illegal wildlife trade in the ASEAN region.

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Friday
Jan142011

TRAFFIC India helps effort to strengthen wildlife law enforcement in India

Mumbai, India, 14th January 2011—TRAFFIC India in association with the Wildlife Institute of India this week held a two-day workshop on “Strengthening Wildlife Law Enforcement in India” aimed to bring enforcement officers up-to-date with the latest tools and techniques available to fight illicit wildlife trade and also to give them an overview of organized global wildlife crime.

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Wednesday
Jan122011

Rhino poaching in South Africa reaches new high

in Japanese

South Africa, 12th January 2011—A total of 333 rhinos were illegally killed in South Africa in 2010, including ten critically endangered Black Rhinos, according to national park officials.

The yearly total is the highest ever experienced in South Africa and nearly triple 2009 when 122 rhinos were killed in the country. An additional six rhinos have been lost to poaching since the New Year.

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