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Tuesday
Jun132017

Malaysia makes third major pangolin scale seizure in a month

Update 16th June: On 15th June, Malaysian Customs officers seized a further shipment of 393.5 kg pangolin scales, also arriving by air from Ghana and falsely labelled as oyster shells.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13th June 2017–For the third time in just over a month, Malaysian authorities have seized a large shipment of pangolin scales inbound from Africa. This latest seizure brings the total weight of confiscated scales so far to a tonne.

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Monday
Jun122017

TRAFFIC facilitates training for anti-smuggling personnel in three key Chinese provinces

Guangzhou, China, June 2017–more than 110 anti-smuggling and law enforcement officials from Guangxi, Guangdong and Hainan provinces engaged in a two day CITES[1] enforcement training workshop to help them prevent and detect wildlife trafficking.

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Monday
Jun122017

China joins Namibia and Zimbabwe in efforts to curb illegal wildlife trade

Windhoek, Namibia, and Harare, Zimbabwe, 12th June 2017—Ministerial level workshops raising awareness against wildlife trafficking amongst Chinese nationals living and working in Namibia and Zimbabwe were jointly hosted by China’s State Forest Administration, China’s CITES[1] Management Authority, TRAFFIC and WWF last weekend, supported by the respective Chinese Embassies.

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Friday
Jun092017

Japan tightens wildlife trade regulations

Tokyo, Japan, June 2017–Late last month, Japan’s Diet (Parliament) passed revised legislation tightening regulations on domestic wildlife trade, including those governing ivory trade.

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Friday
Jun092017

Viet Nam’s transport sector adopts a zero tolerance to wildlife crime in “hotspot” area

Hai Phong, Viet Nam, 9th June 2017—160 local drivers and managers from the transport industry met today in Hai Phong province at a specialist workshop to learn more about the important role the transport sector can play in mitigating illegal wildlife trade and consumption in Viet Nam and abroad. The workshop was organized by TRAFFIC and the Viet Nam Automobile Transport Association (VATA).

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Thursday
Jun082017

Forensic scientists share new strategies to fight wildlife crime

Edinburgh, UK, 8th June 2017—Representatives from more than 30 countries this week attended the Society for Wildlife Forensic Science’s symposium held in Edinburgh to examine the importance of forensic science in detecting and tackling wildlife crime.

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Wednesday
Jun072017

TRAFFIC trains leading Chinese courier companies to detect illegal wildlife products

Fujian, China, 7 June 2017—this week staff from leading Chinese courier companies learned how to detect illegal wildlife products in their delivery chains during a workshop held by TRAFFIC.

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Monday
Jun052017

World Environment Day - helping re-connect people with the benefits of nature

World Environment Day, 5th June–this year’s UN World Environment Day is themed ‘Connecting people to nature’, aiming to inspire the public to appreciate the beauty and value of nature by getting them outdoors and encouraging them to ‘re-connect’ with their local environment.

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