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Tuesday
Dec 19 2017

TRAFFIC helps organize training workshop for enforcement officers in northwest China

Xi’an, China, December 2017—More than 70 enforcement officials from the provinces of Shanxi, Qinghai, Gansu, Ningxia, and Xinjiang, attended the Northwest China CITES [1] enforcement training workshop, which was co-organized by TRAFFIC and the Xi’an Branch of the China CITES Management Authority.

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Monday
Dec 04 2017

Instagram users to receive alerts about threatened wildlife

Cambridge, UK, 4th December 2017—TRAFFIC has teamed up with online social media firm Instagram and WWF to raise awareness about the illegal trade of endangered animals online and inappropriate wildlife “selfies.”

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Monday
Nov 27 2017

Ministry of Health and pharmaceutical companies collaborate on developing non-timber forest product utilization policies

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 27th November, 2017—Representatives of 30 pharmaceutical companies met in Hanoi today to learn about and give feedback on government policies surrounding the use of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) and other non-timber forest products (NTFPs).

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Thursday
Nov 23 2017

Kuala Lumpur Airport hosts roadshow to raise awareness of wildlife trafficking by air

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22nd November 2017—The message that passengers, airports and airlines can play a major role in combatting wildlife trafficking was shared with thousands of travellers and flight crew at a recent roadshow at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), which has seen dozens of wildlife seizures in the past year.

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Wednesday
Nov 22 2017

Engaging local communities in conserving a threatened forest landscape

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22nd November 2017—TRAFFIC geared up its engagement with local communities near a critically important forest for wildlife conservation by running programmes for local eco-tourism operators and schools.

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Thursday
Sep 21 2017

Vietnamese media encouraged to become “agents of change” in efforts to deter wildlife crime

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 22nd September 2017 (World Rhino Day)—Approximately 70 influential guests gathered today in Hanoi for a World Rhino Day Seminar organized by TRAFFIC on the role of Vietnamese media in promoting the protection of threatened wildlife, including rhino species.

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Monday
Aug 21 2017

Champions of sustainability for wild plant harvesting unite during first ever “FairWild Week”

Cambridge, UK, 21st August 2017–Today marks the launch of the first ever “FairWild Week” - a digital event celebrating the often-overlooked role played by wild plant ingredients in homes, communities and supply-chains across the globe.

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Wednesday
Aug 02 2017

“FairWild Week” to champion sustainable wild plant harvesting

The FairWild Foundation will launch the first ever “FairWild Week” to champion the vital need to harvest wild plant ingredients sustainably. The inaugural event will take place between 21–27th August, with the support of FairWild partners such as TRAFFIC, and involvement of FairWild certification scheme participants including Pukka Herbs, Traditional Medicinals, Neal’s Yard Remedies, London and Scottish and Dr. Jackson’s.

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