Additional publications pre-2007 reports, species factsheets, legacy newsletters, and additional materials

Additional publications

Our archive section includes a number of pre-2007 publications and reports, as well as legacy factsheets, newsletters and informational materials. You can find details and download information for these below:

Rhino Progress? The Response to CITES Resolution Conf. 9.14

Published: 2 June 1997

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CITES Appendix III and the Trade in Big-Leafed Mahogany

Published: 1 June 1997

Ximena Buitrón, Teresa Mulliken. (June 1997). 24pp. In late 1995, Big-Leafed Mahogany was listed in Appendix III of CITES, thereby requiring all shipments of timber from the species in Central and South America to be accompanied by documents verifying its origin. The report, which analyses the implementation of Appendix III listing during 1996, shows that countries have taken important steps to implement the listing, but some trade in Big-Leafed Mahogany continues without appropriate documentation.

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El Apéndice III de CITES y el comercio de la caoba (Swietenia macrophylla)

Published: 1 June 1997

Ximena Buitrón, Teresa Mulliken. (June 1997). 24pp. (Spanish edition) CITES 1997 Series.

Making CITES Work: Examples of Effective Implementation and Enforcement

Published: 1 June 1997

by Crawford C. Allan. (June 1997). 16pp. This report presents examples of the positive moves that have been made by both governments and agencies to improve implementation and enforcement of the Convention and associated national laws and regulations. The report aims to encourage others to take these positive initiatives and adapt them to their own circumstances to allow the growth of strong national, regional or issue-specific activities and processes.

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Ban on Ivory, Fur and Snake Skin Trade in India.

Published: 1 June 1997

Raj Panjwani June 1997. 36pp.

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Wildlife Conservation Law Enforcement Handbook

Published: 1 June 1997

Edited by: Vincent Y. Chen. (June 1997). 51pp. (Chinese edition)

Rhino horn and Tiger bone in China: An Investigation of Trade Since the 1993 Ban

Published: 24 May 1997

In China, domestic trade in both tiger and rhinoceros products has been banned since 1993 and the maximum penalty for illicit trade is death. However, in this report TRAFFIC documents that Tiger and rhinoceros-based and traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) continue to be available. Species in Danger series.

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Tiger Progress? The Response to CITES

Published: 16 May 1997

This report examines the response to the resolution adopted by the Conference of the Parties to CITES in 1994. The resolution called upon Parties to take a variety of actions to help save the world's remaining tigers from extinction. The report examines the response to the resolution from 29 select countries and territories, for which information was available. The response to the resolution was found to be incomplete, with few countries honouring their commitment to the actions agreed. Sue Mainka/ Executive Summary. 

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On a Knife's Edge: The Rhinoceros Horn Trade in Yemen

Published: 14 May 1997

This report examines the continuing use of rhinoceros horn in the production of the jambiya in Yemen. The report documents the results of TRAFFIC and WWF fieldwork data collected on the trade in rhinoceros horn in Yemen from 1978-1996. It focuses on the centuries-old trade in horn of Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis and White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum from Africa to Sanaa, Yemen's capital.

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Trade in Sharks and Shark Products in India: A Preliminary Survey

Published: 1 May 1997

Fahmeeda Hanfee. (May 1997). 50pp.

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