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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

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Regions

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

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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South Africa to bring the unsustainable and illicit trade in abalone were never given adequate support before they were withdrawn, finds a new study launched today in the TRAFFIC Bulletin.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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Friday
Dec032010

Beluga caviar seized in transit

Rome, Italy, 3rd December 2010—Italian CITES Enforcement Authority officers—Corpo Forestale dello Stato—at Rome’s Fiumicino airport yesterday seized a 15 kg consignment of Beluga caviar from a passenger in transit.

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Thursday
Dec022010

International collaboration to strengthen Viet Nam’s wildlife trade enforcement

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2 December 2010—Key international and national organizations meet today to strengthen co-operation on tackling illegal trans-boundary wildlife trade involving Viet Nam.

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Thursday
Nov252010

Customs meet to tackle Russia-China cross-border smuggling of wildlife

Vladivostok, Russia, 25th November 2010—Customs officers from Russia and China met last week to strengthen international co-operation in tackling cross-border smuggling of Tigers and other wildlife products.

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