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a Sunda Pangolin © David Tan/Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Illegal pangolin trade in Lao PDR

a Sunda Pangolin © David Tan/Wildlife Reserves Singapore

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Published 23rd September 2016

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TRAFFIC report shines spotlight on Lao PDR’s failure to tackle wildlife trafficking

Johannesburg, South Africa, 23rd September 2016—The role of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) in the international trafficking of protected wildlife will be under scrutiny today in the lead up to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting that gets fully underway this Saturday.

Observations on the illegal pangolin trade in Lao PDR

Report author(s):
Lalita Gomez, Boyd T.C. Leupen, Sarah Heinrich

Publication date:
September 2016