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Tuesday
Dec012015

Asian Wildlife Trade Bulletin

Tuesday
Dec012015

CITES in Southeast Asia Watch E-Bulletin

Thursday
Oct012015

Bones of Contention: An assessment of the South African trade in African Lion bones and other body parts

 Document (PDF, 5 MB) by Williams, V.L., Newton, D.J., Loveridge, A.J. and Macdonald, D.W. (2015). 112pp. ISBN 978-1-85850-383-7. The Lion bone trade is a contentious and complex conservation issue spanning continents and cultures and a diverse array of role-players. A critical question that emerged during the research was: what events (if any) drove the demand for Lion bones in East–Southeast Asia?

Friday
Sep112015

Eel market dynamics: An analysis of Anguilla production, trade and consumption in East Asia

Document (PDF, 3 MB) (2015). By Hiromi Shiraishi & Vicki Crook. TRAFFIC. Tokyo, Japan.

Wednesday
Sep022015

Hard to Bear: An assessment of trade in bear bile and gall bladder in Malaysia

Document (PDF, 2MB) by Lee Siow Ling, Elizabeth A. Burgess and Serene C.L. Chng. (2015). TRAFFIC, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. This study reports on a 2012 survey of the trade in bear parts and derivatives in 365 TCM shops throughout all 13 states of Malaysia and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.

Wednesday
Mar042015

No Licence to Kill: The Population and Harvest of Musk Deer and Trade in Musk in the Russian Federation and Mongolia

Document (2 MB) Edited by: Volker Homes. (July 2004). 11pp. Extracts of this publication may be made for non-commercial in-house use, subject to the source being acknowledged. Applications for reproduction should be made in writing to the Copyright Unit, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, St Clements House, 1-16 Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BQ, UK.

Thursday
Jan152015

Countering illegal wildlife trade: Collaborative actions along transportation and supply chains

Document (PDF, 2.3.MB). Outcomes of a workshop organized by TRAFFIC, through the support of USAID and in collaboration with the World Customs Organization (WCO) and IUCN. Bangkok, Thailand, January 2015.

Wednesday
Dec242014

Development of a Rapid Management-Risk Assessment Method for Fish Species through its Application to Sharks: Framework and Results

 by M Lack, G Sant, M Burgener and N Okes. (2014). Report to the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Defra Contract No. MB0123. Available here.

Thursday
Dec042014

Polishing off the Ivory Trade: Surveys of Thailand's Ivory Market

Document (PDF, 2 MB) by Naomi Doak. (2014). TRAFFIC, Cambridge, UK.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.