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Wednesday
Dec032014

CITES Non-detriment Findings Guidance for Shark Species

Document (PDF, 2 MB) by V. Mundy-Taylor, V. Crook, S. Foster, S. Fowler, G. Sant and J. Rice. (2014). Report prepared for the Germany Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Bundesamt für Naturschutz, BfN)

Tuesday
Dec022014

BRIEFING PAPER - Benchmarking studies of: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru


Document (PDF, 1.4 MB) (Dec 2014) This publication is an activity of the EC-funded project “Supporting the implementation of the EU-FLEGT Action Plan in South America: catalyzing initiatives to monitor and verify the origin of the timber trade and support related to improvements in forest governance”

Tuesday
Dec022014

TRADITIONAL AND WILD: Revitalizing traditions of sustainable wild plant harvesting in Central Europe 

Document (2014) (PDF, 2 MB).   Compiled by: Kristina Rodina, Anastasiya Timoshyna, Andreja Smolej, Darijan Krpan, Elena Zupanc, Éva Németh, Gabriela Ruzickova, Gergő Gáspár, József Szántai, Malgorzta Draganik, Péter Radácsi, Stanislav Novák, Szilárd Szegedi.  Published by TRAFFIC and WWF Hungary. Also available in Czech (PDF, 1.1 MB), Hungarian (PDF, 1.1 MB), Polish (PDF, 1.1 MB) & Slovenian (PDF, 1.1 MB).

Monday
Dec012014

An analysis of the level of compliance of policies and initatives in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru with the timber import requirements of the EU and other important destinations

Document (PDF, 1.4 MB). (2014) Chen Hin Keong (ed).

Monday
Dec012014

BRIEFING PAPER - Synergies of FLEGT and forestry-related initiatives in: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

Document (PDF, 1.3 MB) (Dec 2014) This publication is an activity of the EC-funded project “Supporting the implementation of the EU-FLEGT Action Plan in South America: catalyzing initiatives to monitor and verify the origin of the timber trade and support related to improvements in forest governance”

Monday
Dec012014

Forum on Governance, Legality Verification Systems and Competitiveness in the Latin American Forest Sector

(2014) Full Proceedings (Spanish with English Summary, PDF, 8.1 MB), Summary in English (PDF, 1.5 MB), Spanish (PDF, 1.5 MB) and Portuguese (PDF, 1.5 MB). Captures key issues emerging from a conference with 140 regional stakeholders, plus public & private sector representatives from 10 Latin America countries and from demand side markets such as the EU and the US.

Monday
Dec012014

Mejorando la Gobernanza Forestal en Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú

Document (PDF, 2 MB) TRAFFIC (2014).

Monday
Dec012014

An Analysis of Trade in Five CITES-listed Taxa

Document by S Ferriss. (2014). (PDF, 2 MB) Chatham House and TRAFFIC. Prepared for a workshop on CITES and the EU Trade Regulations at Chatham House in December 2013, this paper analyses trade in five timber-producing taxa listed in the appendices of CITES: Afrormosia - Pericopsis elata, Ramin - Gonystylus. spp., Mahogany - Swietenia macrophylla, Red Cedar - Cedrela odorata, and Rosewoods - Dalbergia spp.

Monday
Dec012014

An Assessment of the live Elephant trade in Thailand

Document Vincent Nijman (compiler) (2014) This TRAFFIC Report provides details of between 79 and 81 wild elephants illegally captured for sale into the tourist industry in Thailand between April 2011 and March 2013.

Saturday
Nov082014

Illegal Trade in Ivory and Rhino Horn: an Assessment Report to improve law enforcement under the Wildlife TRAPS project

Document (1.8 MB) by T. Milliken. (2014). USAID and TRAFFIC. ISBN 978-1-85850-373-8

Friday
Nov072014

Methodological proposal for the Measurement and Evaluation of Forest Governance in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

Document Fanzeres, A.; Ortiz von Halle, B.; Torres, J.; Orozco, J.M.; Mondragón, M.L.; Menton, M.; Bohórquez, N.; Aguirre, N.; Kometer, R. y Ingram, V. TRAFFIC (2014). In Spanish (PDF, 4 MB). List of annexes Brazil – Annex 2, Brazil – Annex 3, Brazil -Annex 4, Colombia Annex 1 y 2, Colombia Annex Matrices. In this publication four case studies of methodological proposals are compiled to measure forest governance in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. These studies were developed during 2013 and 2014.

Friday
Nov072014

Hauling out: International trade and management of Walrus

Document (PDF, 3.2 MB) by Tanya Shadbolt, Tom Arnbom & Ernest W. T. Cooper. (2014). TRAFFIC and WWF-Canada. Vancouver, B.C. This report focuses primarily on the international trade of walrus parts and derivatives. The purpose is to provide insight into current international trade, limitations in available information and potential impacts trade might be having on the conservation of the species.

Friday
Nov072014

South Africa’s Illicit Abalone Trade: An Updated Overview And Knowledge Gap Analysis

Document (PDF 2.8 MB) by K. De Greef and S. Raemaekers (2014). TRAFFIC International, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 978-1-85850-372-1

Saturday
Nov012014

Tendencias de la Gobernanza Forestal en Colombia, Ecuador y Perú

Document (in Spanish) (PDF, 5 MB) Orozco, J. M. ; Mogrovejo, P. ; Jara, L.F. ; Sánchez, A. ; Buendia, B. ; Dumet, R. y Bohórquez, N. TRAFFIC (2014). This document compiles the following three case studies: Status of Forest Governance in Colombia, Tendencies of Forest Governance in Ecuador and The Timber Market in Peru. These studies were conducted in 2013 and published in 2014.

Saturday
Nov012014

Elementos, dados e fatos para análise da Governança Florestal e situação da produção e comércio de madeira legal no Brasil

 Document para A. Fanzeres. TRAFFIC (2014). (PDF, 2 MB) En Portugués. Se describe una breve retrospectiva de la gobernanza forestal de Brasil. Trayendo la revisión crítica de la producción y comercialización de madera nativa de la amazonia.

Saturday
Oct182014

Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan briefing papers on timber trade in various countries in Latin America

(2014) Brazil (PDF, 2.4 MB), Colombia (PDF, 1.5 MB), Ecuador (1.6 MB) and Peru (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Thursday
Oct022014

Guidance on making non-detriment findings for perennial plants

Document (PDF, 2 MB) by D.J. Leaman and T.E.E. Oldfield. (2014). Bundesamt für Naturschutz (BfN) Federal Agency for Nature Conservation. ISBN 978-3-89624-093-4.

Thursday
Sep112014

Escalating Black Spotted Turtle Geoclemys hamiltonii trade in Asia: a study of seizures

Document  (PDF, 1.8 MB) by Serene Chng. (2014). TRAFFIC, Petaling Jaya Selangor, Malaysia ISBN: 978-983-3393-38-1. This study documents the illegal international trade of the Black Spotted Turtle, which has escalated in recent years with more than 1960 animals seized in 22 incidents between January 2008 and March 2014.

Thursday
Apr172014

Briefing on wildlife trade in the European Union

Document (PDF, 1 MB). Compiled by TRAFFIC. April 2014.

Saturday
Dec072013

Booklet: Common useful wild plants in Central Europe: Promoting traditional collection and use of wild plants to reduce social and economic disparities in Central Europe

Document (PDF, 1 MB) by K. Rodina (Ed). (2013) 28pp.