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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.

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.