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Titles available:

Wednesday
Sep012010

The World Trade in Sharks: A Compendium of TRAFFIC's Regional Studies

Volume I, 1996, 1-456pp.
Volume II, 1996, 457-945pp.

Wednesday
Sep012010

An Overview of World Trade in Sharks and Other Cartilaginous Fishes

Document (Scanned PDF, 5.7 MB) Debra A. Rose (December 1996). 106pp. ISBN 1 85850 114 8 (ISBN 978 1 85850 114 7). This report presents an overview of the findings of regional TRAFFIC studies in Europe, India, East and southern Africa, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Oceania and North and South America. It highlights the fisheries, shark products in trade, and the processing, preparation and use of these products in domestic and international markets. It also discusses the management and conservation implications of this trade.

Wednesday
Sep012010

South Africa's Wildlife Trade at the Crossroads

 Document Ashish Bodasing, Teresa A Mulliken. (January 1996). 48pp. ISBN 0 95840 252 3 (ISBN 978 0 95840 252 1).

Wednesday
Sep012010

SUMMARY The International Trade in Seahorses

Document(PDF1.86MB) (1996) Amanda CJ Vincent

Wednesday
Sep012010

The international trade in seahorses

Document (Scanned PDF, 10.9 MB) Amanda C.J. Vincent. (June 1996). 160pp. ISBN 1 85850 098 2 (ISBN 978 1 85850 098 0). The global trade in seahorses involves more than 20 million seahorses and 32 countries and territories each year. This report provides an overview of the trade, with an emphasis on China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. It presents information on fishing methods, trade routes, volumes and values of the seahorses in trade, the key players and the issues of concern.

Thursday
Aug052010

Proceedings of the First International Symposium on the Trade of Bear Parts for Medicinal Use

Document Edited by: Debra A. Rose, Andrea L. Gaski. (April 1995). 167pp. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia.

Tuesday
Aug032010

South Africa's Trade in African Grey Parrots

Document (scanned PDF, 1.5 MB) Teresa A. Mulliken. (April 1995). 30pp. ISBN 0 95840 251 5. (ISBN 978 0 95840 251 4).

Tuesday
Aug032010

CITES Identification Guide – Birds

 Chinese edition, PDF, 13.5 MB) Translated by: Vincent Y. Chen. (First edition: June 1996. Second edition: October 1997).

Monday
Aug022010

Impact assessment of nest collection on the Edible-nest Swiftlet in the Nicobar Islands

Document (Scanned PDF, 1.5 MB) R. Sankaran. (1995). 26pp.

Monday
Aug022010

Investigations into Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Trade in Vietnam

Le Dien Duc, Steven Broad. (1995). 34pp. Published by: NWF/IUCN/WWF Programme for Endangered Species in Asia in collaboration with TRAFFIC Southeast Asia.

Monday
Aug022010

The Bear Facts: The East Asian Market for Bear Gall Bladder

Document (Summary, 104 KB) J.A. Mills, Simba Chan, Akiko Ishihara. (July 1995). 41pp. ISBN 1 85850 071 0 (ISBN 978 1 85850 071 3). Discussions in this report address bear farming in China; Hong Kong's gall bladder registration scheme; biological implications of the legal trade in bear gall bladder in Japan; and Taiwan's efforts to monitor its domestic market for bear gall bladder. Recommendations are given to better understand, monitor and control the trade. Species in Danger series.

Monday
Aug022010

Four Years After the CITES Ban: Illegal Killing of Elephants, Ivory Trade and Stockpile

H.T. Dublin, T. Milliken, R.F.W. Barnes. January 1995. 110pp Published by: IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group.

Monday
Aug022010

Wildlife Trade: A handbook for enforcement staff

Document (scanned PDF, 5.3 MB) Vivek Menon, Raj Panjwani, Pranav Capila, Aarti Sharma, Madhumita Ghosh. (August 1994). 42pp.

Sunday
Aug012010

Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles: The Trade in Southeast Asia

Document  (14.35MB) (1995) Martin D. Jenkins

Sunday
Aug012010

Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles: The Trade in Southeast Asia

Martin D. Jenkins. (July 1995). 48pp. ISBN 1 85850 070 2 (ISBN 978 1 85850 070 6). In recent years the trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles of Southeast Asia has escalated and changed dramatically to meet international demand. This report documents the change, examining the status, distribution and exploitation of 41 species in seven Southeast Asian countries.

Sunday
Aug012010

Is it really from a Bear? A Simple Method for Identifying Bear Gall Bladder

(1995) 12pp. (Manual and video). Report published in collaboration with the World Society for the Protection of Animals' Libearty Campaign.

Sunday
Aug012010

Status, Management and Commercialization of the American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)

Document Catherine McCracken, Debra A. Rose, Kurt A. Johnson. (January 1995). 132pp.

Sunday
Aug012010

Of Tiger Treatments & Rhino Remedies: Trade in Endangered Species Medicines In Australia and New Zealand

Document Debra J. Callister, Tara Bythewood. (May 1995). 32pp. ISBN 0 64624 157 5 (ISBN 978 0 64624 157 9).

Sunday
Aug012010

The implementation and enforcement of CITES in the European Union

Document (Scanned PDF, 1.7 MB) Elizabeth H. Fleming. (January 1995) (updated). 31pp.

Sunday
Aug012010

From Steppe to Store: The Trade in Saiga Antelope Horn

Simba Chan, Anatoly V. Maksimuk, Lir V. Zhirnov. Compiled by: Stephen Nash. (May 1995). 47pp. ISBN 1 85850 068 0 (ISBN 978 1 85850 068 3). This report examines the history and present use of Saiga Antelope horn in Chinese medicine, status and commercial harvesting of the antelope in its range states and the trade in Saiga horn in East and Southeast Asia.