Beihai, Guangxi, China, 10th March 2015—Illegal trade in marine turtles in Beihai has fallen dramatically following a suit of measures including a concerted enforcement clampdown, finds monitoring of the city’s markets by TRAFFIC.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
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Wildlife Reserves Singapore and TRAFFIC launch campaign to battle illegal wildlife trade in South-East Asia
Singapore, 7th March 2015—Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) and TRAFFIC today launched a year-long awareness campaign, calling on the public to consider the impact of their purchases on wildlife and help stop the demand that drives illegal trade.
Yangon, Myanmar, 4th March 2015—Writing on elephant poaching, rampant sale of endangered species and the demand for exotic wild meat delicacies has won five Myanmar journalists awards in a competition to raise awareness on wildlife trade in the country.
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 26th February 2015—An alliance of conservation organizations in Malaysia is calling upon the government to uplist the Sambar to a Totally Protected species in Peninsular Malaysia, following a study carried out by leading conservationists into the species’s status.