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.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
Latest news from TRAFFIC
February 2015, Nuremberg, Germany—More than 44,000 trade visitors from 136 countries travelled to Nuremberg, where FairWild was one of more than 2,000 exhibitors presenting their sustainability products and services at Biofach, the annual get-together for the organic trade industry.
Australia, February 2015—The World Association of Zoos and Aquaria (WAZA) has passed a resolution condemning illegal wildlife trade and committing their 300+ members to ensure legal, sustainable and ethical sourcing of animals in their care.
Montreal, Canada /Kolkata, India 13th February 2015—A ground-breaking report on biodiversity and health, launched today at the 14th World Congress on Public Health, in Kolkata, India, shows the significant contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services to better human health.
Beijing, China, 11th February 2015–The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) industry was encouraged to establish green supply chains during a meeting of leading TCM representatives held last month in Beijing and jointly hosted by TRAFFIC and the China Medical Pharmaceutical Material Association (CMPMA).
Bangkok, Thailand, 11th February 2015—A ground-breaking meeting bringing leading private sector companies moving goods across the globe together with wildlife trade experts has initiated a process to strengthen partnerships to eliminate the risk of facilitating wildlife trafficking.