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Thursday
Jun072012

SAWEN officials prioritize efforts to combat illegal wildlife trade in South Asia

Negombo, Sri Lanka, 7th June 2012—Officials from the countries of South Asia met this week to devise operational plans to combat illegal trade affecting some of the region’s most threatened wildlife species.

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Thursday
Jun072012

Central African countries agree plan to improve law enforcement and combat poaching

in Japanese

N’Djamena, Chad, 7th June 2012—Central African countries yesterday signed a groundbreaking regional plan to strengthen law enforcement and better combat poaching of elephants and other species at risk from illegal wildlife trade.

The plan was adopted by the ten member states of Central African Forest Commission, known as COMIFAC, as escalating rates of wildlife crime plague the region.

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Friday
Jun012012

Sri Lanka seizes 1.5 tonnes of ivory

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, 1 June 2012 — Sri Lanka Customs authorities in the port of Colombo have seized 1.5 tonnes of ivory last Tuesday –which is  the single largest-ever haul of ivory in the country.

Customs officials seized 359 ivory tusks hidden among logs in a container marked as plastic waste. The container had originated from Uganda and shipped from  Kenya and was bound for Dubai.

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Friday
May252012

‘WANTED ALIVE’: Help save our big cats

New Delhi, India, 24 May 2012 - With Asia's big cats increasingly under threat in the wild, TRAFFIC's latest public service advertisement campaign reminds people that these felines are "Wanted Alive” in   their natural habitat!

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Friday
May182012

May18th: A fascinating day for plants

18th May—The European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO) has declared May18th 2012 the first international “Fascination of Plants Day”.

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Thursday
May172012

Timber tracking technologies under the spotlight

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17th May 2012—almost 100 timber trade experts from governments, international organizations, industry and non-governmental organizations met this week in Kuala Lumpur to discuss how tracking technologies can improve governance in the forestry sector.

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Thursday
May172012

Tiger recovery efforts progressing, urgent action still needed to fight poaching

New Delhi, India, 17th May 2012—Tiger range countries in their first meeting to review efforts on doubling the number of wild tigers by 2022 reported significant progress, but recognized that urgent and elevated action is still needed to halt poaching.

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Wednesday
May162012

Tiger and other cat parts seized in Thailand

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Bangkok, Thailand, 16th May 2012—Thai police have seized the carcasses of two Tigers, a Leopard and a Golden Cat from a house in Khan Na Yao, in Bangkok today.

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