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Friday
May192017

Timber exploitation: The China-Africa Dialogue for closer collaboration on forestry legality

Douala, Cameroon, May 2017—A meeting between forestry representatives from Cameroun, Congo and China took place last month, aimed at strengthening legality within the forestry sector and in particular the international trade in timber.

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Wednesday
May172017

European Union suspends the re-export of raw ivory

Brussels, Belgium, 17th May 2017—The European Commission has published a guidance document under which the European Union (EU) will suspend re-exports of raw ivory from 1 July 2017, even if they qualify as old/“pre-Convention” specimens as well as recommending tougher scrutiny of worked ivory movements.

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Tuesday
May162017

Viet Nam E-Commerce Conference: a prime time to discuss wildlife crime

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 16th May 2017—Roughly 400 leaders in Viet Nam’s technology sector have been given the tools to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies that reject threatened wildlife consumption after attending the inaugural Viet Nam E-Trade Conference in Hanoi.

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Tuesday
May162017

Mapping seizures to aid conservation of imperilled Helmeted Hornbill  

Kuching, Malaysia, 16th May 2017—An updated trade hotspot map by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), and TRAFFIC reinforces the position of China and Indonesia as the world’s most important countries involved in the illegal trade in Helmeted Hornbill Rhinoplax vigil parts and products.

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Monday
May152017

Malaysian Customs make large seizure of threatened Malagasy tortoises

Sepang, Malaysia, 15th May 2017–Rhino horns, pangolin scales and now 330 Critically Endangered Malagasy tortoises: Customs officers at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) have made a third stunning seizure of wildlife trafficked from Africa in just over a month.

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Friday
May122017

Philippines workshop promotes co-operation between enforcement authorities against illegal eel trade

Nueva Vizcaya, the Philippines, May 2017–80 representatives from local Customs and enforcement agencies attended a workshop on “Effective law enforcement implementation to avert illegal trade of glass eels and other wildlife species”, aimed at improving co-ordination amongst government regulatory and enforcement bodies addressing these issues.

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Tuesday
May092017

After two years >10,000 businesspeople reached with socially responsible business practice messaging in Viet Nam

Quang Ninh, Viet Nam, May 2017—Since June 2015, more than 10,000 businesspeople across 45 Vietnamese cities and provinces have gained the tools and methods to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies that incorporate wildlife protection.

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Monday
May082017

Wildlife trade on the Asian-African Legal Consultative (AALCO) agenda

Nairobi, Kenya, May 2017—Wildlife trade was on the agenda during the 56th Annual Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) held last week in Nairobi.

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