International Agreements

CBD l CITES l CMS

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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

Tuesday
Apr052011

Soldiers suspended over hornbill killing

Incident highlights issue of army involvement in illegal hunting

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5th April 2011—Five soldiers who killed a Great Hornbill—an internationally protected species—and posted a photo of themselves with the dead bird on Facebook, have been suspended from duties pending trial under the country’s wildlife laws.

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Wednesday
Mar302011

Reptile and amphibian reporting needs tightening: new study

Cambridge, UK, 30th March 2011—Wide discrepancies in the numbers of live reptiles and amphibians reported in the pet trade to Thailand indicate misreporting or deliberate violation of international trade rules, according to a paper just published in PLoS One.

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Tuesday
Mar292011

Successful project to combat illegal and unsustainable trade in Mexico

Mexico City, 29th March 2011—Results of a hugely successful programme to build capacity to tackle illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade in Mexico were presented last week at the British Embassy in Mexico.

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Monday
Mar282011

Indian Tiger numbers burning brighter

Delhi, India, 28th March 2011—A census of Tigers released today by the Indian Environment and Forest Ministry estimates the national population as 1,706 animals, substantially more than the 1,411 animals reported following the previous Tiger census in 2007.

“Today’s figures are an encouraging sign that the Indian government’s measures to curtail poaching may be beginning to have a real impact on Tiger numbers,” said Steven Broad, Executive Director of TRAFFIC International.

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Monday
Mar212011

180 kg of wildlife seized in Central Viet Nam

Viet Nam, 21st March 2011—Responding to local reports, Environmental Police officers in Viet Nam’s northern Nghe An Province have confiscated nearly 180 kg of wild animals from a car with Lao PDR plates.

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Wednesday
Mar162011

Tiger parts seized during restaurant raid

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16th March 2011—A restaurant owner could face RM600,000 (USD196,000) in fines and time in jail after authorities found him in possession of meat and parts of several protected species including several pieces of dried Tiger parts.

Officers from the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) in Pahang, a state on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, found close to 17 kilogrammes of Common Barking Deer meat, two skinned Mouse Deer, 54 Argus Pheasant feathers, a White-breasted Waterhen when they raided the man’s house and shop in a raid yesterday (15th March)

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Tuesday
Mar152011

Strengthening wildlife law enforcement in India

Kolkata, India, 15th March 2011—TRAFFIC India, in collaboration with the UK Government’s Defra (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), Wildlife Institute of India, WWF-India and West Bengal Forest Department held a two day workshop last week in Kolkata, West Bengal on Strengthening Wildlife Law Enforcement in India.

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Wednesday
Mar092011

Voices from the Amazon

Quito, Ecuador, 9th March 2011—TRAFFIC South America has produced 24 short videos on explaining critical issues concerning Ecuador’s Amazonian forests.

The Voices for sustainable forestry Spanish-language videos form an educational series that can be viewed on the internet and are useful for community radio shows, in schools and for media use.

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