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Monday
Jul102017

Observations of the illegal Pangolin Trade in Lao PDR

Document (PDF 4MB) by Lalita Gomez, Boyd T C leupen and Sarah Heinrich. (September 2016). TRAFFIC.
Selangor, Malaysia. ISBN no 978-983-3393-54-1
. This report explores Lao PDR’s role in the illegal pangolin trade and discusses the findings of two market surveys, conducted in several locations as well as the outcomes of an analysis of pangolin seizures that involved Lao PDR as either an origin, transit, seizure or destination country.

Monday
Jul102017

TRAFFIC Briefing: An Overview of Pangolin Trade in China

Document (PDF 3.5MB) by Ling Xu, Jing Guan, Wilson Lau and Yu Xiao. (September 2016). TRAFFIC.
This report presents widespread evidence of ongoing illegal trade in pangolin scales but an apparently reduced market for pangolin meat in China.

Monday
Jul102017

Malaysia's Invisible Ivory Channel: An assessment of ivory seizures involving Malaysia from January 2003 - May 2014

Document (PDF, 3MB) by Kanitha Krishnasamy (September 2016). TRAFFIC. Southeast Asia Regional Office, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.  ISBN no: 978-983-3393-52-7. This report discusses some insights from the ivory seizures over the period Jan 2003 - May 2014, as well as highlighting needs and opportunities in order for Malaysia to remove itself from its current position as a country of international concern for illicit trade in ivory under CITES.

Monday
Jul102017

Cadre pour l’Evaluation de la Légalité des Opérations forestières, de la Transformation et de la Commercialisation des bois : Principes, Critères et Indicateurs pour Madagascar.

Document (PDF: 1MB) by Julien Noël Rakotoarisoa, Cynthia Ratsimbazafy, David J. Newton and Stéphane Ringuet (August 2016). TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa. ISBN no: 978-1-85850-393-6.

Le présent document fait  état de lieu des éléments réglementaire des opérations forestières et le commerce du bois à Madagascar, c’est une démarche qui s’inscrit dans le cadre de la définition de légalité des opérations forestières du pays et plus loin vi se à renforcer la restauration de la gouvernance du secteur forestier.

Monday
Jul102017

Framework for the Evaluation of the Legality of Forestry Operations and the Processing and Marketing of Timber: Principles, Criteria and Indicators for Madagascar

Document (PDF: 1MB) by Julien Noël Rakotoarisoa, Cynthia Ratsimbazafy, David J. Newton and Stéphane Ringuet (August 2016). TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa. ISBN no: 978-1-85850-393-6.
This document provides an overview of the existing regulations pertaining to forest operations and timber industry in Madagascar.

Monday
Jul102017

Illegal Otter Trade : An analysis of seizures in selected Asian countries (1980-2015)

Document (PDF, 2MB) by Lalita Gomez, Boyd T. C. Leupen,
Meryl Theng, Katrina Fernandez and Melissa Savage (July 2016). TRAFFIC. Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. ISBN no: 978-983-3393-49-7.

This study is an analysis of otter seizure data during the period 1980 to July 2015 inclusive, for four species of otter in Asia ; the Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra, the Hairy-nosed Otter Lutra sumatrana, the Small-clawed Otter Aonyx cinereus and the Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata. The illegal wildlife trade poses a direct threat to all four species as they are popular for their fur and increasingly for their supposed qualities as pets.

Monday
Jul102017

Rapport de l’atelier: action de planification pour renforcer la collaboration sous-régionale. Appui à la mise en oeuvre des Plans d’Action Nationaux pour l’Ivoire (PANI) en Afrique centrale. 

Document (PDF, 2.1MB) by Sone Nkoke Christopher, Paulinus Ngeh Chiambeng, Nick Ahlers. (2016). TRAFFIC. Yaoundé, Cameroon.
ISBN no: 978-1-85850-395-0. Les 18 et 19 novembre 2015, le Projet Wildlife-TRAPS (Wildlife Trafficking, Response, Assessment and Priority Setting - Le Trafic de la Faune, Réponse, Evaluation et Etablissement des Priorités) mis en oeuvre par TRAFFIC – le réseau de surveillance du commerce de la faune et de la flore sauvages – et l’UICN, a organisé un atelier sur la planification d’actions en collaboration (CAP – Collaborative Action Planning) à Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).

Monday
Jul102017

Workshop Proceedings: Sub-Regional Action Planning to Strengthen Regional Collaboration. Support of the Implementation of National Ivory Action Plans (NIAPs) in Central Africa.

Document (PDF, 1MB) by Sone Nkoke Christopher, Paulinus Ngeh Chiambeng, Nick Ahlers. (2016). TRAFFIC. Yaoundé, Cameroon. ISBN no. 978-1-85850-392-9.
The Wildlife Trafficking Response Assessment, and Priority Setting (Wildlife-TRAPS) project, supported by USAID and implemented by TRAFFIC and IUCN, organized a Collaborative Action Planning (CAP) workshop in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on 18th and 19th November 2015.

Monday
Jul102017

Wildlife protection and trafficking assessment in Kenya: Drivers and trends of transnational wildlife crime in Kenya and its role as a transit point for trafficked species in East Africa

Document (PDF, 3.5 MB) by Sam Weru. (2016). TRAFFIC. ISBN no. 978-1-85850-386-8. This report is an assessment of the status, drivers and trends of transnational wildlife crime in Kenya and its role as a key transit point for wildlife species illegally traded from East Africa.

Tuesday
Jan242017

Guide: la mise en application de la loi faunique, Cameroun; les competences, attributions, missions et responsabilités des différents corps

Document (PDF, 2 MB) by Nkoke, S.C. Nya, F.A. et Ononino A.B. (2016). 65 pp. TRAFFIC. Yaoundé, Cameroun.

Thursday
Oct272016

Captive breeding and ranching: The case for a new CITES mechanism for reviewing trade

Document TRAFFIC Briefing paper presented at CITES CoP17. (2016).

Friday
Sep092016

Malaysia’s invisible ivory channel: An assessment of ivory seizures involving Malaysia from January 2003-May 2014

Document   Kanitha Krishnasamy (Sept 2016)

Monday
Aug082016

Monitoring lizards: using stable isotope analysis to determine the origin of monitor lizard Varanus spp. skins 

Document (PDF, 3 MB) Vicki Crook, Louisa Musing and Stefan Ziegler. (2016). ISBN 978-1-85850-405-6. TRAFFIC, Cambridge, UK.

Thursday
May192016

Setting Suns: the Historical Decline of Ivory and Rhino Horn Markets in Japan

Document (PDF, 2.3 MB) by Tomomi Kitade and Ayako Toko. (2016). TRAFFIC. Tokyo, JAPAN. ISBN no: 978-4-915613-30-2. This report sheds light on Japan’s wildlife trade history as a case study on the contributing factors that helped reduce the market for rhino horn and elephant ivory.

Friday
Mar042016

Trading Faces: A Rapid Assessment on the use of Facebook to Trade Wildlife in Peninsular Malaysia

Document by Krishnasamy, K. and Stoner, S. (2016). TRAFFIC. Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Monday
Feb222016

Wildlife species protected by law in Viet Nam

Document (PDF, 156 KB) 5pp. Published by TRAFFIC Southeast Asia - Greater Mekong Programme. A simple table of wildlife species commonly found in trade in Viet Nam despite being protected by Vietnamese law.

Monday
Feb222016

Style Manual: TRAFFIC's guide to content and form in publications

Document (PDF 2 MB) TRAFFIC

Thursday
Dec102015

In the Market for Extinction: An inventory of Jakarta’s bird markets

Document (PDF, 2.1 MB) Serene C.L. Chng, James A. Eaton, Kanitha Krishnasamy, Chris R. Shepherd, Vincent Nijman. (2015). TRAFFIC, Southeast Asia Regional Office. 31pp. More than 19,000 birds representing 206 species found for sale in the Pramuka, Jatinegara and Barito markets over a three-day period.

Tuesday
Dec012015

Tiger Chronicles

Tuesday
Dec012015

TRAFFIC Post