Gerik, Malaysia, 20th January 2016—Close to 1,500 Baya Weavers Ploecus phillipinus have been seized by the Perak Border Security Agency in collaboration with the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) in Perak near Gerik, northern Peninsular Malaysia.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
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Geneva, Switzerland, 11th January 2016—This week a number of issues fundamental to the success of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) as a conservation tool will be under discussion.
Cambridge, UK, 7th January 2016—TRAFFIC has compiled a ground-breaking traceability review of how trade in species listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) can be tracked along the supply chain.
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 31st December 2015—Illegal trade in live pangolins, their meat, and their scales in the Special Development Zone of Mong La, Myanmar, is booming according to a study co-authored by TRAFFIC published this week in Global Ecology and Conservation.
India, December 2015—a two-day capacity building workshop was held earlier this month for enforcement officials from across West Bengal on wildlife law enforcement.
Cambridge, UK, 24th December 2015—The December issue of FairWild News includes a round-up of the diverse variety of projects and policy initiatives worldwide in 2015 focused on achieving the FairWild Foundation’s mission of promoting the sustainable use of wild-collected plant ingredients, with a fair deal for all those involved throughout the supply chain.
Beyond Enforcement: Involving indigenous peoples and local communities in combating illegal wildlife trade
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Yaoundé, Cameroon, December 2015—more than 70 wildmeat traders and sellers including restaurant owners learned about the legislation in place to protect wildlife from overharvesting for the wildmeat trade during a meeting hosted by Cameroon’s Ministry of Forests and Wildlife (MINFOF) supported by WWF and TRAFFIC earlier this month.