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Entries in Mammals - pangolins (31)

Saturday
Apr 30 2016

Africa urged to emulate Zimbabwe’s tough stance on pangolin trafficking

en Français

Harare, Zimbabwe, April 2016—An examination of seizures of pangolins and resulting prosecutions in Zimbabwe by researchers from TRAFFIC, the Tikki Hywood Foundation and the School of Biological Sciences and Environment Institute, University of Adelaide, have found that the tough stance taken by the Government in Zimbabwe sets a good example to other countries on how to protect pangolins from international trafficking.

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Thursday
Dec 31 2015

Illegal pangolin trade in Myanmar booming

in Japanese

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 31st December 2015—Illegal trade in live pangolins, their meat, and their scales in the Special Development Zone of Mong La, Myanmar, is booming according to a study co-authored by TRAFFIC published this week in Global Ecology and Conservation .

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Friday
Nov 28 2014

French wildlife photography festival backs pangolin conservation

Montier-en-Der, France, November 2014—the conservation problems facing pangolins were in the spotlight this year at the Annual Festival de la photo animaliere de Montier-en-Der film festival, where invited pangolin experts from the Tikki Hywood Trust, the IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group and TRAFFIC spoke about the growing threats to these scaly anteaters.

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Monday
Jul 15 2013

World experts: all pangolin species at risk from illegal trade

Singapore, 15th July 2013—A recent gathering of global pangolin experts has concluded the scaly mammals are more threatened now than ever, with all eight species threatened by illegal trade for their meat and medicinal use of their scales.

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Monday
Jun 24 2013

Experts formulate pangolin conservation plan

Singapore, 24th June 2013—Pangolin experts meet this week in Singapore to devise an overarching conservation strategy for pangolins worldwide.

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Monday
Sep 17 2012

Pangolins live on the web

September 17th—IUCN’s recently formed Pangolin Specialist Group has launched a new website devoted to pangolin conservation and research.

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Friday
Apr 27 2012

Large pangolin seizure highlights timeliness of re-forming IUCN-SSC Pangolin Specialist Group

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 27th April, 2012—Local enforcement authorities have seized 304 kilograms (71 individuals) of live Pangolins in Nghe An Province in the north central coast of Vietnam after receiving a tip off that a car was transporting the endangered species on Tuesday.

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Friday
Sep 30 2011

Indonesia foils pangolin smuggling attempt

Medan, Indonesia, 30th September 2011—Marine police in North Sumatra have seized over a hundred pangolins and arrested three men who were en route to Malaysia with the animals.

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