Wildlife Trade Specialists

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:

Bear Necessities: an analysis of brown bear management and the EU's role in the trophy trade

Published: 11th September 2006

Using CITES trade data for 1975-2003, this report analyses the international trade in Brown Bear trophies and the role the EU plays in this trade. The report also presents information on the status and distribution of Brown Bears in nine range States, threats to the species and management and conservation measures.

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A Review of the Trade in Aloe ferox, with a focus on the role of the European Union

Published: 1st August 2006

Amélie Knapp. (August 2006). 28pp. ISBN 296005 055 X (ISBN 978 296005 055 4). The aim of this study is to describe and quantify the international trade in A. ferox since 1994, with a particular focus on the role of the European Union (EU). Trade data analysis carried out in this study aims to support the efforts of the relevant authorities in EU Member States in assessing their current importing and re-exporting practices in the EU.

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The Role of CITES in Combating Illegal Logging – Current and Potential

Published: 1st July 2006

Chen Hin Keong (July 2006). 47pp. ISBN 1 85850 221 7 (ISBN 978 1 85850 221 2). TRAFFIC Online Report Series No.13

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Tourists, Turtles and Trinkets: a look at the trade in marine turtle products in the Dominican Republic and Colombia: A report from the field

Published: 1st July 2006

Adrian Reuter, Crawford Allan. (July 2006). 12pp. In March 2006 TRAFFIC investigated the trade in marine turtle products, with a focus on Hawksbill Turtle shell items, in the Dominican Republic and Colombia, which have become popular tourist destinations. Results show that trade and availability of marine turtle items in these Caribbean countries is an issue of concern, and might indicate ongoing illegal take and trade in marine turtles.

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The Call of the Wild: Captive crocodilian production and the shaping of conservation incentives

Published: 1st June 2006

James MacGregor. (June 2006). 49pp. ISBN 1 85850 220 9 (ISBN 978 1 85850 220 5). TRAFFIC Online Report Series No.12.

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Follow the Leader: Learning from experience and best practice in regional fisheries management organizations

Published: 1st May 2006

This report examines the experiences of RFMOs with respect to the broader expectations of the global community, as reflected in legal instruments and internationally-agreed standards and protocols. 

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No Peace for Elephants: Unregulated domestic ivory markets in Angola and Mozambique

Published: 22nd April 2006

This study marks a first attempt to conduct a spot check and assess the ivory trade in Luanda, Angola’s bustling capital and major port city on the Atlantic Ocean. From 4 to 10 June 2005, TRAFFIC researchers visited retail outlets and craft markets in and around Luanda to collect information on the amount of ivory available for sale, ivory prices and sources, and other trade dynamics.

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World shark catch, production & trade 1990 - 2003

Published: 1st April 2006

M. Lack, G. Sant. (April 2006). 29pp. This report examines trends in the catch, production and trade of sharks and shark products. In the main the analysis focuses on the period between 1990 and 2003. The analysis is based on data obtained from the FAO’s Fishstat Plus databases; Cature production 1950-2003; and Commodities Production and Trade 1976- 2003 (FAO Fisheries Department, 2000) Published by: TRAFFIC Oceania. Commissioned by: Australian Government's Department of the Environment and Heritage.

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The Trade of the Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle Chelodina mccordi

Published: 1st February 2006

Chris R. Shepherd, Bonggi Ibarrondo. (February 2006). 41pp. ISBN 983 3393 04 7 (ISBN 978 983 3393 04 6). The Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle Chelodina mccordi is a small, long-necked turtle, found only in the wetlands of the small island of Roti, in eastern Indonesia. Described as a new species in 1994, international demand for it has intensified to the point where the species has become all but extinct in the wild.

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Manual de Procedimientos Administrativos para el Aprovechamiento, Transporte y Exportación de la Caoba Swietenia macrophylla en el Peru

Published: 1st January 2006

[Manual on Administrative Procedures for the Exploitation in Transport and Export of Mahogany in Peru] Published by: TRAFFIC South America, WWF-Peru and INRENA. (2006). 76pp (Spanish edition).