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Thursday
Apr032014

China timber companies urged to establish responsible purchasing systems to combat illegal logging

Guangzhou, China—TRAFFIC and WWF’s Global Forest & Trade Network (GFTN), in collaboration with the China Timber and Wooden Products Distribution Association and support from IKEA Supply AG last month held a “Timber Legality Training workshop” in Guangzhou, aimed at increasing awareness among Chinese timber companies of the US Lacey Act, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and Australia’s Illegal Logging Prohibition Act (AILPA).

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Monday
Mar312014

Legal timber trade leads to more business opportunities for Indonesian timber producers

Jakarta, Indonesia, March 2014—The Indonesian Timber Legality Assurance System (Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu - SVLK) is poised to gain recognition in the European Union (EU) and generate more trade for certified companies with the recent signing of a Presidential Regulation.

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Thursday
Mar272014

EU Timber regulations: one year on

A logging truck being checked by forest guards Hamburg, Germany, March 2014—A workshop on the EU Timber Regulation, hosted by the German Ministry of Environment, took place earlier this month on 18–19th March.

The workshop was held to mark one year of the coming into force of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) (March 2013) and the establishment of the Thünen Centre of Competence on the Origin of Timber.

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Thursday
Mar272014

Recent seizures highlight trouble for Asia’s tortoises and freshwater turtles

Bangkok, Thailand, 27th March 2014—Hot on the heels of three major tortoise and freshwater turtle seizures in Asia comes another in Bangkok involving close to 300 animals and the arrest of two men suspected of smuggling them.

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Tuesday
Mar112014

Communicating sustainability: promoting the FairWild Standard at BioFach, Germany

March 2014 – Sustainable wild collection was highlighted at the BioFach trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, last month. The organic trade fair celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, and remains an important event in the calendar for those involved with the trade in wild plant ingredients.

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Friday
Mar072014

Poaching and illegal wildlife trade threaten tourism and development options in Africa

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Berlin, Germany, 6th March 2014—Panellists at an event held in Berlin, Germany, during ITB—the world’s largest tourism fair—concurred today that record poaching levels of rhinos and elephants are not only threatening the basis of tourism but also tourism-based development options in Africa.

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Thursday
Mar062014

Brush with the law: 60 enforcement officers benefit from training on illegal logging

Kribi, south Cameroon, March 2014—60 law enforcement officers from the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF); Ministry of Finance (Customs and Forest Taxes Securing Programme); Ministry of Defence (Police and Gendarmerie) and Ministry of Justice have received training on how to ensure good governance and transparency within the logging and timber industry in Cameroon.

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Tuesday
Mar042014

TCM sector holds inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Forum in China

Beijing, China, March 2014—Representatives from 30 Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) companies met last month in Beijing to discuss corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability issues in the TCM industry.

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Tuesday
Mar042014

Viet Nam Prime Minister orders action on wildlife crime

Hanoi, March 2014—Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has issued a top-level Directive to his line ministries prioritizing enforcement at all levels, and across ministries, to combat poaching and trafficking of African elephant ivory and rhino horn.

The Directive highlights that the Vietnamese Government recognizes wildlife crime not only as an environmental threat, but also as a threat to the country’s economy, national security, public health and international relationships.

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