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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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Tuesday
Nov 21 2017

Trade is the straw breaking the Straw-headed Bulbul’s back, says new paper

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 21st November 2017—The beautiful, melodious song of the Straw-headed Bulbul may very well be its downfall, as trapping for the Indonesian songbird trade is driving populations to critically low levels.

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Friday
Nov 17 2017

Traditional medicine producers encouraged to adopt sustainable plant harvesting practices into their corporate social responsibility

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 17th November 2017—Representatives from more than 25 traditional medicine and pharmaceutical producers joined a workshop today in Hanoi, focusing on promoting sustainable harvesting and fair trade practices as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR), in particular through application of the FairWild Standard.

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Thursday
Nov 02 2017

Helmeted Hornbills, pangolins in Malaysia, online trade in the Philippines & more in the latest TRAFFIC Bulletin

Cambridge, UK, 3rd November 2017—the TRAFFIC Bulletin , published today, features the latest news on current wildlife trade “hot topics” written by leading conservationists and experts in their field.

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Thursday
Nov 02 2017

Wild lions under threat from murky pan-African trade, warns survey

Pretoria, South Africa, 2nd November 2017—A new survey examining the pan-African trade in Lion parts has highlighted “escalating and worrisome trends” that could increasingly pose a threat to wild lion populations.

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Wednesday
Nov 01 2017

Golden Triangle under spotlight as illegal wildlife trade hub

Bangkok, Thailand, 2nd November 2017—Tigers, elephants, bears and pangolins are four of the most widely traded species in the Golden Triangle—the border area where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar connect—according to a new report.

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Wednesday
Oct 25 2017

CSCA accredited as FairWild certifier in China

Beijing, China, 25th October 2017—Today marked a special day as a signing ceremony was held between the FairWild Foundation and the China Standard Conformity Assessment Co., Ltd (CSCA)., marking the accreditation of the CSCA as the exclusive certifier for FairWild in the People’s Republic of China.

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Friday
Oct 20 2017

Role of women in sustainable conservation and local economic development celebrated in Bac Kan, Viet Nam

Bac Kan, Viet Nam, 20th October 2017—National Women’s Day is an important date on the Vietnamese calendar when the contributions of women to their families and the local community are celebrated.

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