Focus on

Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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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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Regions

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

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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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Latest news from TRAFFIC

 

Monday
Feb212011

Trade threat to primates

Oxford, UK, 21st February 2011—The trade in live primates worldwide involves tens of thousands of individuals per year, with a linear increase in export numbers over the last 15 years, while the trade in dead primates involves an estimated in excess of a million animals a year according to a new study published in Endangered Species Research.

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Monday
Feb212011

Wildlife law enforcers build skills to combat illegal wildlife trade

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 21st-23rd February 2011—Law enforcers are being trained this week on how to identify threatened reptile species and familiarize themselves with international wildlife protection policies in an effort to combat illegal wildlife trade in the ASEAN region.

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Saturday
Feb192011

Rare birds and other wildlife seized at Jakarta Airport during busy month

Jakarta, Indonesia, 18th February 2011—A string of seizures at Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport this January has turned up an array of illegally acquired wildlife including a pair of one of the world’s rarest birds, the Bali Myna.

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Wednesday
Feb162011

TRAFFIC Japan hosts online fisheries seminar

Tokyo, Japan, 16th February 2011—TRAFFIC Japan today hosted a seminar entitled “Towards traceability and sustainable use of marine resources: international trends and activities in Japan”, and in a TRAFFIC first, the seminar was broadcast live online.

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Thursday
Feb102011

Would-be wildlife smuggler gets three bags full

Bangkok, Thailand, 10th February 2011—A man who went on a wildlife shopping spree in Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market was detained by authorities at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport yesterday as he tried to smuggle his haul—that included live snakes, tortoises, squirrels, spiders, lizards and even a parrot—out of the country inside three suitcases.

The Indonesian man was stopped after the regular luggage scanning process at the airport showed images of an array of animals stuffed inside his three black bags.

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Wednesday
Feb022011

Forests 2011 launched as Nagoya Protocol opens for signature

New York, USA, 2nd February 2011—The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization, the “Nagoya ABS Protocol” has been opened for signature by Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) as part of the ceremony to mark the formal launch of the International Year of Forests 2011.

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Tuesday
Feb012011

Year of the Tiger ends with roadmap to save species

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1st February 2011—The Year of the Tiger in the Chinese lunar calendar draws to a close tomorrow, 2nd February, having yielded big results for its namesake—an unprecedented swell of public and government support to save Tigers in the wild, including an historic global recovery programme.

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Sunday
Jan302011

South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) formally launched at Paro

Paro, Bhutan, 30th January 2011—The South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network has been formally launched at an inter-governmental meeting hosted by the Royal Government of Bhutan, thereby opening a new chapter in regional cooperation in South Asia for strengthening wildlife law enforcement. It was agreed to base the SAWEN Secretariat in Nepal.

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