Ottawa, Canada, 13th March 2015—A new study launched today by TRAFFIC and WWF finds that while there is no evidence that international trade is currently a threat to the conservation of narwhals, as climate change is likely to have a significant impact on narwhal populations, improved monitoring of trade levels is increasingly important.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
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Beijing, China, 11th March, 2015—Representatives of 17 leading courier companies operating in China have made a public declaration pledging their zero tolerance towards illegal wildlife trade.
Beihai, Guangxi, China, 10th March 2015—Illegal trade in marine turtles in Beihai has fallen dramatically following a suit of measures including a concerted enforcement clampdown, finds monitoring of the city’s markets by TRAFFIC.
Wildlife Reserves Singapore and TRAFFIC launch campaign to battle illegal wildlife trade in South-East Asia
Singapore, 7th March 2015—Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) and TRAFFIC today launched a year-long awareness campaign, calling on the public to consider the impact of their purchases on wildlife and help stop the demand that drives illegal trade.
Yangon, Myanmar, 4th March 2015—Writing on elephant poaching, rampant sale of endangered species and the demand for exotic wild meat delicacies has won five Myanmar journalists awards in a competition to raise awareness on wildlife trade in the country.