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Category: Responsible Supply Chains
24 November 2023
Responding to corruption in the non-human primate supply chain for medical research
Financial institutions have the ability and the legal responsibility to identify and report the enabling payments and the proceeds of crime—including wildlife crimes that are facilitated by…Read More
10 November 2023
Securing the Future of the Himalayas' Medicinal Plants: An Interview with Ramila Bohara
Nepal boasts a thriving trade network, intricately woven around the commerce of up to 300 medicinal and aromatic plant species. This trade does not solely benefit the global market; it also sustains…Read More
A Balancing Act: Testing SharkTrace at sea as a critical tool for shark trade management
For Simone Louw, a Project Support Officer focused on TRAFFIC’s marine fisheries work, the opportunity to experience first-hand how fisheries take to onboarding SharkTrace – a TRAFFIC tool for…
Celebrating Collaboration On World Health Day
This year’s World Health Day honours the human perseverance, innovation, and commitment that has unified communities around the world towards the common goal of Health for All.
World Health Day 2022: The Himalayan plants supporting local livelihoods, health, and biodiversity
Reflecting on the global pandemic and the impacts of climate change, World Health Day 2022 focuses on keeping humans and the planet healthy. To celebrate this, TRAFFIC showcases a Jatamansi plant…
Improving timber trade to unlock sustainable production and consumption
To tackle deforestation and its associated impacts on climate and biodiversity loss, ensuring timber supply chain legality is vital. Home to the world’s second-largest tropical rainforest, the Congo…