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Tuesday
Mar 10 2015

Beihai clampdown leads to significant reduction in marine turtle trafficking

Beihai, Guangxi, China, 10th March 2015—Illegal trade in marine turtles in Beihai has fallen dramatically following a suit of measures including a concerted enforcement clampdown, finds monitoring of the city’s markets by TRAFFIC.

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Friday
Jun 06 2014

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Viet Nam join forces to crack down on turtle trade

Manila, Philippines, 6th June 2014—Government representatives from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Viet Nam committed to improve intergovernmental cooperation to curb the illegal trade of marine turtles in the Coral Triangle.

The commitment was made at a marine turtle trade workshop hosted by the Government of the Philippines on 3 to 4 June 2014.

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Monday
Apr 08 2013

Marine turtle trade highlighted as Hainan launches Year of Aquatic Wildlife Conservation 2013

in Chinese

Hainan, China, April 2013—In support of Hainan Province’s annual initiative on aquatic wildlife conservation, TRAFFIC has urged stakeholders to continue their efforts to prevent illegal trade in marine turtles and other aquatic species.

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Tuesday
Mar 26 2013

Engaging China’s youth in protecting marine turtles

in Chinese

Guangxi, China, March 2013—TRAFFIC has taken steps to engage the next generation of Chinese society in a campaign focused on preventing illegal trade of marine turtle products in Guangxi Province, bordering Viet Nam.

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Thursday
Dec 27 2012

Novel outreach programme engages Hainan fishing community to protect marine turtles

in Chinese

Hainan Province, China, December 2012—More than 500 local fishermen and their families took part in an evening event aimed at raising awareness about the need to protect marine turtles last week.

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Thursday
Nov 29 2012

Chinese enforcement officers learn to combat illegal marine turtle trade

in Chinese

Beihai City, Guangxi Province, China—TRAFFIC, in collaboration with the provincial CITES Management Authority, supported the training of enforcement officers from the Fishery Department, Industry and Commerce Department, and Customs of Guangxi Province on illegal trade in marine turtles.

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Thursday
Nov 01 2012

TRAFFIC urges consumers not to buy marine turtle products after new report highlights ongoing illegal trade

in Chinese

Beijing, China, 1st November 2012—TRAFFIC is urging holiday makers not to buy marine turtle products through broadcasts in Hainan Province on local radio FM886.

The FM886 radio campaign aims to raise awareness among local fishermen, souvenir shop owners and tourists about the ongoing poaching, illegal processing and trade in marine turtles. Three key messages are being broadcasted at least nine times per day until March 2013.

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Thursday
Aug 09 2012

Thousands of marine turtle eggs seized - again

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 9th August 2012—In a repeat of events that took place just over a year ago, authorities in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle close to 4,000 turtle eggs into neighbouring Sarawak, in Malaysia.

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