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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.
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.
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.
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.
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 7th February 2016—the latest issue of Wildlife Connection, TRAFFIC’s newsletter aimed at raising awareness of wildlife crime in Southeast Asia has been launched.
The Hague, the Netherlands, 2nd February 2017—Europol Director Rob Wainwright met with Steven Broad, Executive Director of TRAFFIC, at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague today to discuss further co-operation in fighting environmental crime, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two parties in 2016.
Puebla, Mexico, October 2016 — during the 71st World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Annual Conference, attending representatives raised, in a matter of minutes, a total of USD78,000 to help support TRAFFIC’s global efforts to reduce wildlife trafficking.