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Monday
May 07 2007

Philippines workshop on wildlife crime

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Humphead Wrasse, an Endangered coral fish, were recently seized from a Chinese fishing vessel close to a Philippine marine protected area © Cindy Cheng/WWF-Hong Kong Click to enlarge
Manila, Philippines, 07 May 2007—This week the Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA) of the Supreme Court of the Philippines is to host its first national workshop on wildlife crime and prosecution.

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Wednesday
Apr 11 2007

TRAFFIC wins Mazda Wildlife Fund 2007 award

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Top Five Mazda Wildlife Fund Projects 2007. Left to right: Hal Feder (Ford Motor Company), award winners Ed Farrell, Vhangani Silima, Dr Jim Taylor, Dr Vicky Ahlmann, David Lindley, David Newton (TRAFFIC), Humphrey le Grice (Mazda Wildlife Fund) and Paul Vorster (Mazda Wildlife Fund Advisory Board) Click to enlarge

Cambridge, UK, 11 April—The TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa regional office has been recognized as one of the top five conservation achievers in 2007 at a conference hosted by Mazda.

Mazda, through the Mazda Wildlife Fund, is committed to environmental conservation, which is now a worldwide issue, dramatically changing the attitudes of consumers and the way large corporations do business.

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Saturday
Feb 10 2007

CAWT in the act

cawt-website.jpg The CAWT coalition comprises 4 government agencies and 13 organizations Cambridge, UK, 10 February 2007—The Coalition Against Wildlife Trafficking (CAWT) was launched today by a partnership of governments and concerned organisations to tackle the growing problem of illegal trade in wild animals and plants.

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Friday
Feb 09 2007

Five things not to eat for Chinese New Year

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Shark fins for sale, Hong Kong: you could be buying trouble for the environment, warns TRAFFIC © WWF-Canon / Meg GAWLER Click to enlarge
Beijing, China, 9 February 2007—Looking for that sumptuous dining experience as Chinese New Year approaches? TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, says that by avoiding or carefully sourcing certain foods, such as shark's fin, sea cucumber and abalone, you can avoid having a detrimental impact on the planet's natural resources and a guilt free Year of the Pig.

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