Philippines, 16th July 2015—Paradoxically, the successful hatching of a fertile Palawan Forest Turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis egg provides further evidence that wildlife traffickers are making bogus claims about captive-breeding of reptiles, according to TRAFFIC, Katala Foundation Inc. (KFI) and Wildlife Reserves Singapore.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
Latest news from TRAFFIC
Paris, France, July 2015—Plant experts met last week in Paris to assess international efforts to implement the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) and how effective it was proving in achieving its targets under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
Tokyo, Japan, 13th July 2015—Production and consumption patterns for eels in East Asia are constantly changing, with new markets and trade routes emerging, meaning strong regional and international co-ordination is needed to implement eel conservation and management measures, finds a new TRAFFIC report.
Brussels, Belgium, 8th July 2015—The European Union (EU) today becomes a full member of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora), the first regional economic integration organization (REIO) to do so.
Da Nang, Viet Nam 27th June 2015—Over one hundred of Da Nang’s business leaders rode through the main streets of the city Saturday as part of the Bike Ride by Da Nang Businesses to promote wildlife protection and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the South Liberation and National Reunification.
Society for Wildlife Forensic Science welcomes expert perspectives from Southeast Asia and Africa in the fight against illegal wildlife trade
Missoula, Montana, USA, 26th June 2015—Wildlife forensic professionals from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Gabon, Kenya and Botswana shared their perspectives on the challenges they face during an event held during the Society for Wildlife Forensic Science’s (SWFS) biennial conference.
Antananarivo, Madagascar, June 2015—TRAFFIC convened a timber identification training workshop earlier this month, with a specific focus on Madagascar’s Dalbergia and Diospyros species.