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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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 26th February 2015—An alliance of conservation organizations in Malaysia is calling upon the government to uplist the Sambar to a Totally Protected species in Peninsular Malaysia, following a study carried out by leading conservationists into the species’s status.
New report finds illegal hunting and bushmeat trade of wildlife in Savanna Africa could result in a ‘conservation crisis’ if unchecked
Vilm, Germany, March 2012—Key conservation stakeholders from Central Asia agreed to improve co-operation for the trans-boundary management of Argali at a meeting recently concluded on the German island of Vilm.
Update: A 29 year old man appeared in Alor Setar Sessions Court
on 15th February, charged under the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 of possessing pieces of 8 Tiger skins, 22 Tiger bone pieces, 6 African Elephant tusks and one antelope horn. Bail was set at MYR70,000 (USD23,000). The trial date is yet to be announced.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10th February 2012—Eight Tiger skins, elephant tusks and bags of bones were seized in northern Malaysia, according to a statement released today by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Blagoveschensk, Russia, June 2011—A specially trained sniffer dog in the Russian city of Blagoveschensk, on the border with China, has led Customs Officers to a haul of more than 1000 Brown Bear paws in the back of an “empty” lorry.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16th March 2011—A restaurant owner could face RM600,000 (USD196,000) in fines and time in jail after authorities found him in possession of meat and parts of several protected species including several pieces of dried Tiger parts.
Officers from the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) in Pahang, a state on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, found close to 17 kilogrammes of Common Barking Deer meat, two skinned Mouse Deer, 54 Argus Pheasant feathers, a White-breasted Waterhen when they raided the man’s house and shop in a raid yesterday (15th March)
14th September 2010–Representatives from Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and UN bodies meeting in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, under the auspices of the Convention on Migratory Species (UNEP/CMS) have agreed an international conservation pact for the migratory Saiga Antelope Saiga tatarica .