Jakarta, Indonesia, 21st December 2017—Indonesia, one of the last strongholds of the Sunda Pangolin, has lost up to 10,000 pangolins a year to illegal trade despite significant enforcement success, finds a new TRAFFIC study.
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In the wake of world’s largest ever pangolin scale seizure, new analysis exposes plethora of pangolin trafficking routes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 15th December 2017—An average of 20 tonnes of pangolins and their parts have been trafficked internationally every year with smugglers using 27 new global trade routes annually, according to new research released today by TRAFFIC and IUCN.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27th November 2017– Pangolin scales in the mail? That's exactly what Malaysian Customs found when they scanned 13 boxes from Sabah and Sarawak at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s Mail and Courier Centre 10 days ago.
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.
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.
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 28th October 2016—A study that scrutinized 38-years’ worth of pangolin trade data reported to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has confirmed the widely supported perception of a dramatic switch from Asian to African pangolin species over time.
Beijing, China, 20th September 2016—A rapid survey of physical and online markets has found widespread evidence of ongoing illegal trade in pangolin scales but an apparently reduced market for pangolin meat in China.
Pretoria, South Africa 4th July 2016—Scientists from Malaysia, Thailand, Viet Nam, Indonesia, South Korea, Australia and the United Kingdom as well as the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) law enforcement attaché for Southern Africa, last week visited the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa (NZG) to learn about the wildlife DNA casework being undertaken to help crack cases with international ramifications.