TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17th May 2012—almost 100 timber trade experts from governments, international organizations, industry and non-governmental organizations met this week in Kuala Lumpur to discuss how tracking technologies can improve governance in the forestry sector.
New Delhi, India, 17th May 2012—Tiger range countries in their first meeting to review efforts on doubling the number of wild tigers by 2022 reported significant progress, but recognized that urgent and elevated action is still needed to halt poaching.
9th May 2012—A new iPhone app informing travellers to Cambodia about species threatened by trade and letting them take action in the fight against wildlife trafficking has been launched by a partnership that includes TRAFFIC.
9th May 2012—A new TRAFFIC study finds that illegal hunting and the bushmeat trade have resulted in a major decline in wildlife populations in Central Mozambique, significantly undermining potential for viable wildlife-based land uses and resulting in the loss of a traditional source of protein for local communities.
Itanagar, India, May 2012—TRAFFIC India, in collaboration with the Forest Department of Arunachal Pradesh and with support from WWF-India organized a meeting on wildlife law enforcement and conservation in Itanagar earlier this month.