International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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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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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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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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Latest news from TRAFFIC

Saturday
Sep082012

Poor fisheries management endangers sharks in the Coral Triangle

Update July 2013: Report now available in Chinese (PDF, 2.7 MB), with updated section on the CITES shark listings in March 2013.

in Chinese l in Japanese

Hong Kong, 8th September 2012—WWF and TRAFFIC today released a new report that shows the need for a more concerted effort in managing shark fisheries in the Coral Triangle, to help conserve dwindling populations of these threatened species.

The report, An Overview of Shark Utilization in the Coral Triangle Region (PDF, 600 KB), examines the catch, trade, and management of sharks in waters of the six Coral Triangle countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor Leste, plus the neighbouring countries of Viet Nam and Fiji.

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Thursday
Sep062012

IUCN Congress kicks off in Korea

Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, 6th September 2012—The IUCN World Conservation Congress, the world’s largest and most important conservation event, begins today on Jeju Island, South Korea.

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Wednesday
Aug292012

New campaign to tackle wildlife crime

Cambridge, UK, 29th August 2012—In response to record poaching levels of African Elephants and rhinos, TRAFFIC and programme partner WWF have launched a joint global campaign calling on governments to combat illegal wildlife trade and reduce demand for illicit endangered species products.

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Wednesday
Aug292012

Almost 900 Star Tortoises seized in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand, 29th August 2012—A suitcase filled with a whopping 890 Indian Star Tortoises has been seized, and an Indian national arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International airport.

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Friday
Aug242012

Bear bile farming poses ongoing threat to wild bear conservation

Kuala Lumpur 24th August 2012—According to experts, the existence of bear bile farms has not reduced the pressure on wild bear populations. Instead, confiscation records indicate that cubs are routinely taken from the wild, especially from Southeast Asia, to stock bear farms, which supply much of the medicines and products in demand throughout Asia.

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Thursday
Aug232012

Frontline officers in Thailand learn anti-poaching skills

Bangkok, Thailand, 23rd August 2012—Frontline officers working in one of Thailand’s most important Tiger conservation areas will complete training this week to boost their knowledge and skills in the fight against poaching and illegal wildlife trade.

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Tuesday
Aug212012

“Loose horns”, surging demand and easy money create “perfect storm” for rhino poaching

in Vietnamese l in Chinese

Johannesburg, South Africa, 21st August 2012—A comprehensive new report into the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa documents how poor compliance over rhino horn stockpile management, loopholes in sport hunting policy, and surging demand for horn in Viet Nam created ideal conditions for the involvement of sophisticated criminal networks, leading to a dramatic escalation in poaching in southern Africa.

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Thursday
Aug092012

Thousands of marine turtle eggs seized - again

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 9th August 2012—In a repeat of events that took place just over a year ago, authorities in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle close to 4,000 turtle eggs into neighbouring Sarawak, in Malaysia.

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