Bac Kan, Viet Nam, 2nd October 2015—A three-year sustainable wild plant harvesting and trade project launched today in Bac Kan province aims to improve the livelihoods of at least 1,000 low-income households.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
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Singapore, 2nd October 2015—Experts meeting at Asia’s first Songbird Trade Crisis Summit are calling on Asian governments to bring about an immediate end to the illegal and unsustainable trade that is decimating the region’s wild bird populations.
Cambridge, UK, 29th September 2015—Tom Milliken, TRAFFIC’s Elephant and Rhino Programme Leader and the organization’s longest serving staff member is among the recipients of this year’s prestigious Sir Peter Scott Award for Conservation Merit.
Beijing, China, 26th September 2015—WWF and TRAFFIC welcome yesterday’s announcement that China and the United States will end their respective domestic ivory trades as part of the international contribution towards reducing the current poaching crisis and saving Africa’s elephants.
Beijing, China, 25th September 2015—Representatives from Chinese government agencies, associations and foreign embassies today attended a workshop in Beijing organized by WWF and TRAFFIC to reflect upon the recent United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution on “Tackling Illicit Trafficking in Wildlife”.
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 24th September 2015—A string of high profile ivory busts over the past month has unexpectedly focused attention on Da Nang as a new entry point for the illegal ivory trade in Viet Nam.
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 23rd September 2015—On yesterday's World Rhino Day, leading figures from the government, the Vietnamese business community, foreign embassies and conservation NGOs gathered to donate clippings from their fingernails to fill a plastic rhino horn as part of a TRAFFIC and WWF “Nail it for Rhinos” event.