Focus on

Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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Iconic wildlife

Apes l Bears l Deer l Elephants l Leopards l Marine turtles l Pangolins l Reptiles l Rhinos l Sharks & rays l Tigers l others

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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

 

Friday
Feb102012

Tiger skins, elephant ivory and bones seized in Malaysia

Update: A 29 year old man appeared in Alor Setar Sessions Court on 15th February, charged under the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 of possessing pieces of 8 Tiger skins, 22 Tiger bone pieces, 6 African Elephant tusks and one antelope horn. Bail was set at MYR70,000 (USD23,000). The trial date is yet to be announced.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10th February 2012—Eight Tiger skins, elephant tusks and bags of bones were seized in northern Malaysia, according to a statement released today by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Thursday
Feb092012

Japanese delegation visits India to learn about responsible & sustainable trade in medicinal plants

in Japanese

Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 9th February 2012—Representatives from leading herbal companies in Japan are visiting India this week as part of a drive to promote responsible and sustainable trade in medicinal and aromatic plants between the two countries.

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Thursday
Feb092012

Sniffer dog Tracey helps recover 32 kg of ivory

New Delhi, India, 9th February 2012—Tracey, a two-year old female Alsation dog trained to sniff out wildlife products, has helped recover two elephant tusks, weighing over 32 kg from the forests of Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jharkhand, India.  

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Monday
Feb062012

Tiger carcasses found in Bangkok taxidermist’s premises

Bangkok, Thailand, 6th February 2012—When Thai police spotted a man with blood-spattered hands walking to a store in a Bangkok suburb they knew something was amiss, but little did they guess that it would lead them to house filled with animal carcasses including two dead Tigers.

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Thursday
Feb022012

VACANCY: Timber Trade Flow Consultant, Central Africa

This consultancy position involves a technical and advising role in TRAFFIC Central Africa’s forest and trade work, with special emphasis on timber trade in Cameroon.

This is a full-time consultancy position for a period of 50 days, based in Cameroon.

Closing date for applications: 24th February 2012

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Monday
Jan302012

Illegal ivory trade blooms during Egypt’s Arab Spring

30th January 2012—the illegal trade in elephant ivory is flourishing in Egypt due to a lack of law enforcement, combined with the entrance into the market of a major new consumer—the Chinese buyer, according to a new TRAFFIC investigation.

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Friday
Jan272012

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY: Expert on Peruvian Amazon forestry issues sought

Call for tender—TRAFFIC South America invites applications from interested individuals for the development of a consultancy in two regions of the Peruvian Amazon: Ucayali and Madre de Dios, as a component of the project “Amazonia Viva” funded by the EC and co-executed with five other NGOs, to offer solutions to the problems associated with forest management and trade of timber.

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Thursday
Jan192012

Chinese consumers urged to be wary what they eat during New Year festivities

Beijing, China, 19th January 2012—TRAFFIC is advising consumers to be especially vigilant in the lead up to Chinese New Year to minimise their consumption of threatened wildlife species.

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