Latest news from TRAFFIC
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.
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.
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
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.