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Sunday
Aug012010

Marine Invertebrates of the South Pacific: An Examination of the Trade

Document (Executive summary, 36 KB) (Scanned full report, 6.2 MB) Glenn Sant. (October 1995). 81pp. ISBN 1 85850 082 6 (ISBN 978 1 85850 082 9). This report examines the international trade in Trochus, pearl oyster, bêche-de-mer and giant clam of the South Pacific. It documents a lack of effective measures to ensure sustainable harvest of these near-shore marine resources, and recommends needed actions. Species in Danger series.

Sunday
Aug012010

Proceedings of the Seminar on International Trade in Endangered Wild Fauna and Flora 1995 (English and Korean edition)

A seminar organized by TRAFFIC East Asia with the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Health and Welfare, Republic of Korea. 9 March 1995, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia.

Sunday
Aug012010

Ornamental fish trade in the Netherlands

Document (4.27MB) (1995) Tonnie Woeltjes

Friday
Jul092010

Response to Questions Posed by the Rotal Society for the Protection of Birds regarding the international trade in wild birds

Document (5.81MB) Teresa A. Mulliken

Friday
Jul022010

Sold for a Song. The Trade in Southeast Asian Non_CITES Birds

Document (Scanned PDF, 3.5 MB) Stephen V. Nash. (January 1994). 84pp. ISBN 1 85850 0222 (ISBN 978 1 85850 0225). This report presents the findings of a two_year study, showing that trade is widespread in rare; little_known species; and those fully protected under national legislation.

Friday
Jul022010

CITES and Trees. The Facts and the Fiction

Document  (Scanned PDF, 1.6 MB) Debra Callister, Steven Broad. (1994). Prepared on behalf of WWF UK Fighting for Nature.

Thursday
Jul012010

International trade in swiftlet nests with special reference to Hong Kong

Document  (Scanned PDF, 1.5 MB) Amy S.M. Lau, David S. Melville. (April 1994). 35pp. ISBN 1 85850 030 3 (ISBN 978 1 85850 030 0). A marked decline in some swiftlet populations has been attributed to the harvesting of their nests which are prized in Chinese cuisine and traditional medicines. Documentation is provided on the history and volume of the trade.

Thursday
Jul012010

Hard times for hardwood: Indigenous timber and the timber trade in Kenya 

Document (Scanned PDF, 2.9 MB) Nina T. Marshall, Martin Jenkins (August 1994). 53pp. ISBN 1 85850 048 6 (ISBN 978 1 85850 048 5). This report documents the extent of the Kenyan trade in hardwoods and suggests solutions of international relevance in recommending the identification of alternative timber sources and development of sustainable supplies. Species in Danger report.

Thursday
Jul012010

Prescription for Extinction: Endangered Species and Patented Oriental Medicines in Trade

Document  (Scanned PDF, 8.8. MB) Andrea L. Gaski, Kurt A. Johnson. (May 1994). 300pp. The product of extensive research initiated in the late 1980s, this report is an important reference work on patented Oriental medicines and an analysis of their use of endangered and threatened wildlife. Species in Danger report.

Thursday
Jul012010

Trade in Agarwood

Document (Scanned PDF, 1.7 MB) Kalyan Chakrabarty, Ashok Kumar, Vivek Menon. (August 1994). 51pp.

Thursday
Jul012010

International Trade in Reptile Skins: A Review and Analysis of the Main Consumer Markets, 1983 - 1991

Document  (scanned PDF, 4.5 MB) Martin Jenkins, Steven Broad. August 1994. 68pp. ISBN 1 85850 047 8 (ISBN 978 1 85850 047 8). This report describes and evaluates the international trade in reptile skins. A review of the main taxa in trade is followed by an analysis of the main consumer markets, the problem of illegal trade, and a discussion of the conservation implications and future of the trade.

Thursday
Jul012010

Investigation of Trade in Hawksbill Turtles in Viet Nam

Document (PDF 1.66MB) (1994) TRAFFIC Southeast Asia
Thursday
Jul012010

Killed for a Cure: A Review of the Worldwide Trade in Tiger Bone

 Document (Scanned PDF, 2.7 MB) Judy A. Mills, Peter Jackson. (August 1994). 52pp. ISBN 185850 049 4 (ISBN 978 185850 049 2). A focus on the use of Tiger bone as a medicinal, this review compiles what is known of the status of Tiger populations, the uses and value of Tiger bone, the extent to which it is traded globally, and offers recommendations for Tiger conservation.

Thursday
Jul012010

The Impact of the Ivory Ban on Poaching and Ivory Trade in Cameroon 

Tom De Meulenaer. July 1994. 33pp

Thursday
Jul012010

Market Under Cover: The Rhinoceros Horn Trade in South Korea

 Judy A. Mills. (February 1994). 43pp. ISBN 1 85850 024 9 (ISBN 978 1 85850 024 9). This report is based on an investigation of the rhino horn trade in South Korea in May and June 1993, shortly after the Government's proclamation of an end to domestic rhino horn trade. The report provides evidence to suggest that such trade persisted at the time of the survey. Species in Danger series.

Thursday
Jul012010

CITES and the Regulation of Wildlife Trade for European Circuses

 Elizabeth H. Fleming. (1994). 40pp. ISBN 9 07524 301 4 (ISBN 978 9 07524 301 7). NB: This investigation (1992) was performed prior to the adoption of Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97, and is therefore no longer relevant

Thursday
Jul012010

Making CITES Work

by Stephen B. Nash. (1994). 25pp. Prepared for WWF UK

Thursday
Jul012010

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.

Thursday
Jul012010

Annotated List of Ornamental Fish Species to be Found in Trade in the Netherlands 1992-1994.

 Tonnie Woeltjes.

Wednesday
Jun022010

Bluefin Tuna. An Examination of the International Trade with an Emphasis on the Japanese Market

Document(scanned PDF, 3.6 MB) Andrea L. Gaski October. (1993). 71pp. ISBN 1 85850 016 8 (ISBN 978 1 85850 016 4). An analysis of the data on catch figures for bluefin tuna and an examination of the trade in this fish for international markets.