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Wednesday
Oct192011

Conservation of medicinal plants top of WHO agenda

in Japanese

Toyama, Japan, 19th October 2011—more than 60 international medicinal plant experts met this week in Toyama, the centre of traditional medicine and pharmaceutical production in Japan, to agree guidelines on conservation of medicinal plants.

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Monday
Oct172011

Medicinal plants programme receives prestigious award

in Japanese

October 2011—A joint WWF, TRAFFIC and IUCN project on sustainable use of medicinal plants in China’s Upper Yangtze Ecoregion has received an “Outstanding Contribution Award” from the Chinese State Ministry of Environmental Protection, EU-China Biodiversity Programme (ECBP), Ministry of Commerce and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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Thursday
Oct132011

Tuna management measures welcomed

Bali, Indonesia 13th October, 2011—delegates to a crucial meeting to decide the fate of the Southern Bluefin Tuna have agreed targets for rebuilding stocks of the highly endangered fish species by 2035.

The Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) announced the targets as the meeting in Bali closed earlier today.

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Wednesday
Oct122011

China reaches across South Asia frontier in trilateral meeting with Nepal and India

Chengdu, China, 12th October 2011—Urgent priority issues to stop wildlife trafficking through collaboration between China, Nepal and India are on the agenda for delegates of the three countries at a two-day meeting in Chengdu, capital of China’s Sichuan Province.

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Wednesday
Oct122011

Sustainability at heart of agarwood talks

in Japanese

Kuwait, October 2011—68 participants from 18 key producer and consumer countries of agarwood met last week in Kuwait to discuss the future of the ancient trade in this highly prized commodity.

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Friday
Sep302011

South Africa and Viet Nam to co-operate on protection of wildlife

Johannesburg, South Africa, 30th September 2011—South Africa and Viet Nam formally agreed on a process to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on natural resource management wildlife protection and law enforcement.

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Friday
Sep302011

Indonesia foils pangolin smuggling attempt

Medan, Indonesia, 30th September 2011—Marine police in North Sumatra have seized over a hundred pangolins and arrested three men who were en route to Malaysia with the animals.

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Thursday
Sep292011

TRAFFIC receives award for building enforcement capacity in Thailand

in Japanese

Bangkok, Thailand, September 2011—For on-going technical support to the Royal Thai Government in combating the illegal wildlife trade including the training over 500 frontline staff since 2008, two key Thai government agencies have recognised TRAFFIC Southeast Asia with an award.

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