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International Agreements

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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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Iconic wildlife

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Regions

Africa l Americas l Asia l Australasia l Europe l Middle East

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Medicinal plants

Medicinal and aromatic plants

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Wildmeat

Wildmeat resources

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Pets & fashion

Wild animals used for pets & fashion

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Latest news from TRAFFIC

 

Wednesday
Nov162011

Hong Kong rhino horn seizure a unique enforcement opportunity—TRAFFIC

Cambridge, UK, 16th November 2011—Tuesday’s seizure by Hong Kong Customs of 33 rhino horns, 758 ivory chopsticks and 127 ivory bracelets concealed inside a container shipped to Hong Kong from Cape Town, South Africa, provides a unique opportunity to gain insights into the criminal syndicates trafficking wildlife goods between Africa and Asia, according to TRAFFIC.

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Wednesday
Nov162011

Tokay Gecko trade boom in South-East Asia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16th November 2011—Unfounded claims of a potential cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is one factor behind a boom in the trade of Tokay Geckos, according to a new report launched today by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network.

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Tuesday
Nov152011

Central African countries agree plan to strengthen wildlife law enforcement

Douala, Cameroon, 15th November 2011—Delegates from eight central African countries last week agreed an Action Plan for strengthening enforcement of national wildlife laws in the region.

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Monday
Nov142011

Illegal caviar trade poses major threat to Danube sturgeons

in Japanese

14th November 2011—The highly endangered sturgeons of the Danube river basin are at risk because of the persistent illegal trade in their caviar involving Bulgaria and Romania, according to a newly published TRAFFIC report compiled for WWF.

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Thursday
Nov102011

Red list changes highlight threats from over-exploitation

in Japanese

Gland, Switzerland, 10th November, 2011—the latest update of the world’s list of threatened animals and plant species—the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species—carried out by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) reveals mixed fortunes for many species.

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Wednesday
Nov092011

Hungarian police seize thousands of dead songbirds

9th November 2011—Border Police in Hungary seized around 10,000 dead songbirds from a Romanian truck near Szeged, close to the border with Romania on 5th November, according to MTI, the Hungarian News Agency.

The officials became suspicious after noticing some boxes within the refrigerated consignment appeared different to those containing meat and sausage products.

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Monday
Nov072011

Over-exploitation of ”bushmeat” and applied taxonomy key issues at conservation meeting

in Japanese

Montreal, Canada, 7th November 2011—delegates to a key conservation meeting beginning today in Montreal will discuss recommendations on the consumption of wild meat “bushmeat”, such as small-scale food and income alternatives.

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Friday
Nov042011

Vietnamese authorities confirm more than a tonne of ivory pieces seized on Chinese border

News update: according to a Vietnamese media report, Customs in the port of Hai Phong seized 300 kg of ivory on 5th November, said to be imported by a company based in Mong Cai http://bit.ly/skOtFg

Ha Noi, Vietnam, 4th November 2011—Following scientific analysis, Vietnamese officials have confirmed that all 211 items seized during a raid in northern Viet Nam last month were, as suspected, African Elephant ivory.

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