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Wednesday
Jun 07 2017

TRAFFIC trains leading Chinese courier companies to detect illegal wildlife products

Fujian, China, 7 June 2017—this week staff from leading Chinese courier companies learned how to detect illegal wildlife products in their delivery chains during a workshop held by TRAFFIC.

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Monday
Jun 05 2017

TRAFFIC recommends rapid phase out of local ivory trade in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, 5th June 2017—TRAFFIC has written to the Hong Kong Legislative Council’s Panel on Environmental Affairs in support of proposals to phase out domestic ivory trade in the city—although expressing concern over the proposed five years it will take—and to raise penalties for those convicted of wildlife crime.

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Tuesday
May 30 2017

Viet Nam: Transport companies adopt zero-tolerance policies towards wildlife crime

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 30th May 2017—100 transport company managers and drivers understand the importance of adopting corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies against threatened wildlife consumption following a training workshop organized by TRAFFIC and the Vietnam Automobile Transport Association (VATA) in Hanoi.

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Tuesday
May 23 2017

Turtle trafficker conviction highlights illegal trade threat to turtles on World Turtle Day

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23rd May 2017—World Turtle Day: a recent conviction in Malaysia has highlighted the threat to freshwater turtles from illegal trade to supply an apparently growing demand for rare species in Southeast Asia.  

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Monday
May 22 2017

Wildlife Traffickers Exploiting Airlines Worldwide 

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA, 22nd May 2017—A new analysis of global airport wildlife seizure and trafficking data reveals that wildlife traffickers around the world are heavily exploiting the air transport sector to smuggle protected and endangered animals and animal products on commercial flights.

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Monday
May 22 2017

New study documents persistent wildlife trafficking on e-commerce websites and social media groups in China

Beijing, China, 22nd May 2017—TRAFFIC’s ongoing monitoring has revealed a steadily declining though persistent number of advertisements illegally offering wildlife products on e-commerce websites and through social media in China.

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Monday
May 15 2017

Malaysian Customs make large seizure of threatened Malagasy tortoises

Sepang, Malaysia, 15th May 2017–Rhino horns, pangolin scales and now 330 Critically Endangered Malagasy tortoises: Customs officers at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) have made a third stunning seizure of wildlife trafficked from Africa in just over a month.

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Monday
May 08 2017

Wildlife trade on the Asian-African Legal Consultative (AALCO) agenda

Nairobi, Kenya, May 2017—Wildlife trade was on the agenda during the 56th Annual Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) held last week in Nairobi.

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