Cambridge, UK, 6th April 2016—Finding solutions to some of the many challenges facing the natural world has come a step closer today, with the opening of a new global conservation hub in Cambridge, UK.
TRAFFIC aims to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature
Latest news from TRAFFIC
Washington DC, USA, 5th April 2016—The United States Fish and Wildlife Service today announced new regulations restricting domestic trade in captive bred Tigers in the US.
Jakarta, Indonesia, 4th April 2016—Two Malaysian men were arrested at Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport last Tuesday as they tried to smuggle 23 reptiles and amphibians hidden in their luggage.
New Delhi, India, 29th March 2016—TRAFFIC, in collaboration with WWF, FairWild Foundation, Applied Environmental Research Foundation - AERF India, and the Federation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Stakeholders (FEDMAPS), today held a one-day consultative workshop on Sustainable Trade, Standards and Certification Schemes in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) in India.
Shanghai, China, 23rd March 2016—Saturday 19th March 2016 marked the tenth birthday of the WWF-initiated Earth Hour event, when individuals, communities, organizations, landmarks and even cities across the world turn off their lights for one hour to demonstrate their concern for and help raise awareness about pressing environmental concerns.
Hong Kong, 17th March 2016—market surveys in Hong Kong and mainland China have revealed the large scale of illegal and unreported trade in Humphead Wrasse despite the introduction of regulatory measures in 2005.
Xishuangbanna, China, March 2016—Last week a workshop on reducing demand for illegal wildlife products was jointly convened by the China Wildlife Conservation Association (CWCA), the British Embassy to China and TRAFFIC in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Gardens.