International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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Focus on

Behaviour change l Conservation awareness l Enforcement

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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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Forestry

Timber trade

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Fisheries

Fisheries regulation

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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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Regions

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

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Latest news from TRAFFIC

Monday
Apr252016

New study casts light on changing wildlife consumption patterns in Japan


Tokyo, Japan, 25 April 2016
—A TRAFFIC study launched today provides powerful insights into how Japan changed from being the world’s largest market for rhino horn and elephant ivory during the country’s economic boom in the 1970s and 1980s, to a point where only a small fraction of the domestic market exists today.

The report, Setting Suns: the Historical Decline of Ivory and Rhino Horn Markets in Japan, documents in detail the changes that led to the marked decline in both markets.

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Friday
Apr222016

New report calls for better monitoring of international nautilus trade

Washington, DC, 22nd April . . . . A new study launched today by TRAFFIC and WWF with support from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and US NOAA Fisheries finds that trade may be a threat to the conservation of the chambered nautilus. The report calls on source and destination countries to take actions to reform harvest and trade controls to prevent the overexploitation and illegal harvest and sale of nautilus.

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Friday
Apr222016

South Africa will not seek legalisation of the international trade in rhino horn

Pretoria, South Africa, 22nd April  . . . . The South African government has approved the recommendation of a Committee of Inquiry that the country not pursue the legalisation of international trade in rhino horn. The South African Cabinet approved the recommendation made by the Committee of Inquiry on the feasibility of trading in rhino horns that "the current mode of keeping the country’s stock levels be kept, as opposed to the trading in rhino horns".

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Friday
Apr222016

4000--and counting--businesses learn to protect wildlife through corporate social responsibility

Phu Quoc, Viet Nam, 22nd April—In just 10 months, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (VCCI) team of master trainers has trained more than 4000 business people through 100 courses held across 30 provinces to integrate wildlife protection into their corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies.

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Thursday
Apr212016

Africa steps up fight against wildlife crime

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Cairo, Egypt, 20th April – Faced with unprecedented levels of poaching and wildlife trafficking, African countries this week at the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) in Cairo agreed to take bold new steps to implement a continent-wide strategy to combat the illegal wildlife trade.

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Tuesday
Apr192016

Cameroon destroys 2000kg of elephant tusks

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Yaounde, Cameroon, 19 April 2016 - Cameroon has today incinerated 2000 kg of elephant tusks and more than 1753 art objects made of ivory seized from traffickers over the years, at the request of the Head of State, His Excellency, President Paul Biya. The destruction ceremony was presided over by the Minister of Forests and Wildlife in the presence of the United States ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, and other partners, including TRAFFIC.

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Monday
Apr182016

Singapore’s Wild Bird Trade Raises Troubling Questions About African Grey Parrots

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A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society and TRAFFIC underlines Singapore's role as a leading transit hub for birds from Africa and Europe to East Asia and the Middle East, and highlights serious discrepancies in the way this trade has been recorded over a decade.

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Friday
Apr152016

Tiger resolution sets new paradigm for conservation 

NEW DELHI, India, 14 April 2016: The 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation concluded today with Tiger countries adopting the New Delhi Resolution on Tiger Conservation. The Resolution aligns Tiger conservation and economic development, inspired by the inaugural speech of the Honourable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, who spoke of the need to see Tiger landscapes as “natural capital”.

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