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Friday
Dec 08 2017

Africa-EU summit ends with declaration to address wildlife trafficking and promote sustainable management of natural resources

Nairobi, Kenya, and Cambridge, UK—Representatives from African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) nations meeting last week in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, have ended their summit with a commitment to “address illegal exploitation of natural resources and wildlife trafficking as well as promote sound and sustainable natural resources management.”

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Monday
Oct 30 2017

UK announces global conference to crack down on wildlife crime

Cambridge, UK, 30th October 2017—the UK Government today officially launched London 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference , which will take place on 10–11th October next year.

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Wednesday
Oct 11 2017

Building capacity for sustainable wild harvesting of wild plants in and around protected areas of the Danube Region

October 2017—Various workshops have been held under the “Local Economy and Nature Conservation in the Danube Region” (LENA) project to help promote the implementation of local sustainable wild plant harvesting activities.

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Monday
Sep 25 2017

USD10m endowment will secure the future of world leading environment conservation initiative at University of Cambridge

Cambridge, UK, 25th September 2017—Thanks to a $10 million endowment from Arcadia, the charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, a world-leading initiative in Cambridge is now developing unique new approaches to some of the biggest challenges facing the planet today. 

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Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

G20 leaders commit to intensify fight against corruption related to illegal wildlife trade 

Hamburg, Germany, 11th July 2017—Heads of the world’s 20 major economies, the so-called “G20 leaders”, have ended meetings last week in Hamburg with a Declaration that includes a strong pledge to address the corruption that facilitates wildlife trafficking.

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Thursday
Jun 08 2017

Forensic scientists share new strategies to fight wildlife crime

Edinburgh, UK, 8th June 2017—Representatives from more than 30 countries this week attended the Society for Wildlife Forensic Science’s symposium held in Edinburgh to examine the importance of forensic science in detecting and tackling wildlife crime.

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Wednesday
May 17 2017

European Union suspends the re-export of raw ivory

Brussels, Belgium, 17th May 2017—The European Commission has published a guidance document under which the European Union (EU) will suspend re-exports of raw ivory from 1 July 2017, even if they qualify as old/“pre-Convention” specimens as well as recommending tougher scrutiny of worked ivory movements.

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Friday
May 05 2017

FairWild and Pukka Herbs spread the Love of sustainability at #EarthOptimism

Cambridge, UK, April 2017–On Saturday, 22nd April, leading conservationists, international NGOs and members of the public gathered at the David Attenborough building to celebrate this year’s Earth Day during an “Earth Optimism” event.

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