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Latest news from TRAFFIC

 

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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Wednesday
Nov242010

World leaders aim for deal to save the Tiger

in Chinese

St Petersburg, Russia, 24th November 2010—Leaders from Tiger range countries have endorsed a Global Tiger Recovery Programme (GTRP) that aims to ensure a doubling of the world’s wild Tiger population by 2022.

Currently the estimated number of wild Tigers is around 3,200 animals, down from 100,000 a Century ago.

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Tuesday
Nov232010

Experts can tell the wood from the trees

Cambridge, UK, 23rd November 2010—Methods to verify the geographic origin of timber in trade were discussed earlier this month at a two-day conference in Eschborn, Germany.

The conference on Genetic and isotopic fingerprinting techniques—practical tools to verify the declared origin of wood was organized by the German Technical Development Co-operation (GTZ) and WWF Germany.

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Friday
Nov192010

Myanmar border markets act as deadly trade gateway for Tigers

in Japanese

Bangkok, Thailand, 19th November 2010—Black markets along Myanmar, Thailand and China’s shared borders play a crucial role facilitating the deadly illicit trade in Tigers and other endangered species say TRAFFIC and WWF in the lead up to the International Tiger Forum taking place next week in St Petersburg, Russia.

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Tuesday
Nov092010

More than 1,000 Tigers reduced to skin and bones in last decade

in Japanese

Cambridge, UK, 9th November 2010—Parts of at least 1,069 Tigers have been seized in Tiger range countries over the past decade, according to new analysis of Tiger seizures carried out by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network.

Reduced to Skin and Bones (PDF, 4 MB) shows that from January 2000 to April 2010, parts of between 1,069 and 1,220 Tigers were seized in 11 of the 13 tiger range countries—or an average of 104 to 119 animals per year.

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Thursday
Nov042010

Wong’s sentence increased to five years

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4th November 2010—Wildlife smuggler Anson Wong, sentenced to six months in jail in September, has seen his prison term raised to five years by a Malaysian High Court. 

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