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Thursday
Feb232017

Detector dog champion wins prestigious award

Stuttgart, Germany, 27th February 2017—Birgit Braun has won a prestigious award in recognition of her work through TRAFFIC and WWF promoting the use of detector dogs in detecting wildlife trafficking.

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Wednesday
Feb222017

Experts plan to save Asia’s songbirds

Singapore, 22nd February 2017—Experts from wildlife conservation and research organisations gathered at the second Asian Songbird Trade Crisis Summit have devised a comprehensive strategy to protect the region’s songbirds from the impacts of excessive trapping for the cage bird trade.

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Saturday
Feb182017

New study of Singapore’s bird markets highlights dangers of overharvesting as critical bird trade Summit gets underway

Singapore, 19th February 2017—A new TRAFFIC report has documented over 14,000 birds for sale in shops in Singapore over four days, 70% of them species non-native or formerly native to the country—a stark departure from patterns observed in other bird markets in the region.

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Tuesday
Feb142017

New study finds timber harvesting in Madagascar out of control

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Antananarivo, Madagascar, 14th February 2017—a combination of political instability, government mismanagement, a lack of forest operation controls and a failure to impose punitive penalties on well-known traffickers contributed to what was effectively zero control over the management of precious timber resources in Madagascar between March 2010 to March 2015, according to a new TRAFFIC study released today.

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Monday
Feb132017

Malaysia busts wanted elephant poaching gang

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13th February 2017—Malaysian authorities have nabbed a gang of seven men they termed the "most wanted elephant hunters" in Peninsular Malaysia together with the seizure of explosives, guns and parts of tusks.

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Friday
Feb102017

EU-Africa collaboration essential for effective implementation of anti-trafficking plan

Brussels, Belgium, 10th February 2017—TRAFFIC is urging the European Union (EU) and its Member States to maximise opportunities to support efforts by African countries to tackle poaching and illegal wildlife trade.

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Friday
Feb102017

Join FairWild and TRAFFIC at the world’s largest organic trade fair to celebrate responsible sourcing of wild plants

Nuremburg, Germany, 10th February 2017—BioFach, the world’s leading organic trade fair, begins next week and will attract customers, suppliers and manufacturers from across the organic sector to share knowledge and develop new initiatives on the sustainable use of nature’s resources.

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Thursday
Feb092017

New training guidelines could save the lives of rangers

9th February 2017—Over the past decade, more than 1,000 rangers have been killed on duty*, with 80 per cent killed by poachers and armed militia groups. This tragic loss of life underlines the need for well-trained and well-equipped anti-poaching rangers.

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