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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:

Shark Product Trade in Hong Kong and Mainland China and Implementation of the CITES Shark Listings

Published: 1st September 2004

S. Clarke. (September 2004). 53pp. ISBN 962 86197 6 4 (ISBN 978 962 86197 6 4)This report examines regulatory and monitoring systems in mainland China and Hong Kong for implementing the recent listing of three shark species in Appendices of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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Tackling the Ivories: The Status of the US Trade in Elephant and Hippo Ivory

Published: 9th August 2004

Between January and mid April 2004, TRAFFIC researched and analyzed the contemporary role of the USA in the international trade of elephant and hippo ivory.

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A Malaysian Assessment of the World List of Threatened Trees

Published: 1st August 2004

Chen Hin Keong. (August 2004). 48pp. Available online only.

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Framing the Picture: An Assessment of Ramin Trade in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

Published: 1st August 2004

Lim Teck Wyn, Tonny Soehartono, Chen Hin Keong. (August 2004). 129pp. This report evaluates the effectiveness of current implementation measures established for CITES Appendix III trade controls pertaining to Ramin Gonystylus spp. in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore since August 2001.http://www.traffic.org/forestry-reports/traffic_pub_forestry6.pdf

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Certifying Certification: Can Certification Secure a Sustainable Future for Medicinal Plants, Harvesters and Consumers in India?

Published: 1st August 2004

Pushp Jain. (August 2004). 28pp. ISBN 1 85850 206 3 (ISBN 978 1 85850 206 9). TRAFFIC Online Report Series No.9.

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Collection, Trade, and Regulation of Reptiles and Amphibians of the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion

Published: 1st August 2004

Lee A. Fitzgerald, Charles W. Painter, Adrian Reuter, Craig Hoover. (August 2004). 76pp plus appendices. ISBN 0 89164 170 X (ISBN 978 0 89164 170 4). This report obtains and has compiled information on the collection of and trade in reptiles inhabiting the Chihuahuan Desert ecoregion.

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Demand Driven: The Trade of Indian Star Tortoises Geochelone elegans in Peninsular Malaysia

Published: 1st July 2004

Chris R. Sheperd, Elizabeth A. Burgess, Maple Loo. (July 2004). 11pp. ISBN 983 99246 8 0 (ISBN 978 983 99246 8 8).This report highlights concerns pertaining to inadequacies within Malaysia’s legislation that do not allow for proper management and conservation of the Indian Star Tortoise.

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A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparative Study of Traditional Chinese Medicine Markets in San Francisco and New York

Published: 1st May 2004

Leigh Henry. (May 2004). 21pp. This report focuses on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) examining the availability of parts and products derived from rhino, tigers, leopards, musk deer, and bears, within the two largest Chinatowns in the USA – those in San Francisco and New York City.

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Open Season: An analysis of the pet trade in Medan, Sumatra 1997 – 2001

Published: 1st May 2004

Chris R. Shepherd, Jeet Sukumaran, Serge A. Wich. (May 2004). 59pp. ISBN 9 83339 302 0 (ISBN 978 9 83339 302 2).This is the first thorough investigation into the large and diverse trade in live wild animals for pets in Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia. Monthly surveys of the wildlife markets were conducted between 1997 and 2001.

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Against the Grain: Trade in Musk Deer Products in Singapore and Malaysia

Published: 16th April 2004

A study to investigate the demand for musk in Singapore and Malaysia, to document the trends in musk consumption, to identify the sources of musk and to understand their role in the international trade of musk.

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