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Forestry

Timber trade

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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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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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Regions

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

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Friday
Dec242010

New RAFT for surfers

Bangkok, Thailand, 24th December 2010—RAFT the five-year Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade Program, funded by USAID to promote improved forest management and bring transparency to the timber trade in Asia, has launched a new website: www.responsibleasia.org.

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Thursday
Dec232010

Red Panda trade highlighted

Cambridge, UK, 23rd December 2010—two recent publications draw attention to the potential threat posed by trade in Red Pandas.

Red Pandas Ailurus fulgens are the only “true” panda species; they are found in mountainous forests of the Himalayas and adjacent mountain ranges in south-western China

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Saturday
Dec182010

Indigenous peoples key to timber trade policy

Yokohama, Japan, 18th December 2010—The views of indigenous peoples and community-based organizations are an essential element of forestry and climate change debates, and their opinions are vital in shaping policies and decisions in the forestry sector, a key timber meeting in Japan this week was told.

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Friday
Dec172010

Rapid demonstration of illicit slow loris trade

Jakarta, Indonesia, 17th December 2010—Just a day after conservationists and government officials gathered to discuss the future of slow lorises, 18 of these threatened primates were seen openly for sale in Pasar Jati Negara, one of Jakarta’s major bird markets.

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Wednesday
Dec152010

New regulation denied opportunity to prevent illegal abalone harvesting

Cape Town, South Africa, 16th December 2010—Measures introduced in South Africa to bring the unsustainable and illicit trade in abalone were never given adequate support before they were withdrawn, finds a new study launched today in the TRAFFIC Bulletin.

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Wednesday
Dec152010

Agencies in Borneo forge closer co-operation on wildlife trade issues

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 15th December 2010—Enforcement agencies from Brunei Darussalam and the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak in Borneo are gathered this week to train and forge closer co-operation on wildlife trade issues.

The three-day workshop, funded by Dr Stephan Goetz / Stefan Sanktjohanser of goetzpartners and WWF, has been jointly organized by the Sabah Wildlife Department and TRAFFIC Southeast Asia. The workshop began with a call for greater regional collaboration in conserving the island’s biodiversity among the three countries that share the island of Borneo.

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Monday
Dec132010

Key tropical timber trade meeting in Japan

Yokohama, Japan 13th December 2010—Members of the International Tropical Timber Trade Organization (ITTO) meet this week in Japan where key issues on the agenda will include how to balance timber production from the world’s rainforests with the need for sustainable development and conservation.

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Monday
Dec132010

Thai Customs gear-up to fight ivory trafficking

Bangkok, Thailand, 13th December 2010—Customs Authorities in Thailand have teamed-up with TRAFFIC Southeast Asia to raise awareness among Customs Officers based at airports and other key checkpoints about ways to tackle the illegal ivory trade.

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