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Wednesday
Jan 10 2018

Guide to Wildlife Law Enforcement, Cameroon

Document (PDF: 5.66 MB) by Sone Nkoke Christopher, Nya Fotseu Aimé and Ononino Alain Bernard (January 2018) TRAFFIC and WWF. A report into the competences, attributions, duties, and responsibilities of the different law enforcement agencies in Cameroon.

Monday
Jan 08 2018

WCI Annual Review | JULY 2016 – JUNE 2017

Document (PDF: 5 MB) by Rob Parry-Jones and Crawford Allan (January 2018) WWF and TRAFFIC. A review analysing the success of Wildlife Crime Initiative over the past year and highlighting its main achievements including hope for rhinos and the delivery of training on the frontline in Central Africa.

Wednesday
Dec 20 2017

Ivory Towers: An Assessment of Japan’s Ivory Trade and Domestic Market

Document (PDF: 1.87 MB) by Tomomi Kitade and Ryoko Nishino (December 2017) TRAFFIC and WWF. This study presents a detailed assessment of Japan’s international ivory trade and its domestic market, with a focus on antiques and tourist market outlets.

Wednesday
Dec 13 2017

Demand under the Ban – China Ivory Consumption Research (2017)

Document (PDF: 7.48 MB) (December 2017) TRAFFIC and WWF. Following the announcement of the ban on commercial processing and trade in elephant ivory by China's State Council on 30 December 2016.TRAFFIC and WWF then commissioned GlobeScan to conduct this largest -ever ivory consumer research in China. This research seeks to discover the nature of ivory consumption in 15 surveyed cities in China, to understand consumers’ perception towards the ivory ban and to assess effective messaging and mechanisms for demand reduction.

Friday
Dec 08 2017

The Global Trafficking of Pangolins

Document (PDF: 3.4 MB) by Sarah Heinrich, Talia A. Wittman, Joshua V. Ross, Chris R. Shepherd, Daniel W.S. Challender, Phillip Cassey (December 2017) TRAFFIC and IUCN. A comprehensive summary of pangolin seizures and trafficking routes from 2010 to 2015.

Saturday
Dec 02 2017

An Assessment of Poaching and Wildlife Trafficking in the Garamba-Bili-Chinko Transboundary Landscape 

Document (PDF: 10.1 MB) by Gervais Ondoua Ondoua, Eustache Beodo Moundjim, Jean Claude, Mambo Marindo, Rémi Jiagho, Leonard Usongo and Liz Williamson (December 2017) TRAFFIC. A report highlighting the prevalence of wildlife poaching and trafficking across Central Africa’s Garamba-Bili-Chinko Landscape; uncovering foreign armed groups, including the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), the Janjaweed (a Sudanese militia), and other non-State militias, as the main perpetrators of wildlife poaching and trafficking in the region.

Sunday
Sep 24 2017

Caged in the City: An inventory of birds for sale in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Document (PDF: 4.27 MB) by James A. Eaton, Minh D. T. Nguyen,  Madelon Willemsen, Jessica Lee and Serene C. L. Chng (September 2017) TRAFFIC. This report presents the results from a combined inventory and illustrates the large scale of the bird trade in the two largest cities in Viet Nam.

Tuesday
Sep 19 2017

Pendants, Powder and Pathways: a rapid assessment of smuggling routes and techniques used in the illicit trade in African rhino horn.

Document (PDF: 10.1 MB) by Sade Moneron, Nicola Okes and Julian Rademeyer (September 2017) TRAFFIC. This report aims to deepen understanding of smuggling techniques and the highly adaptive routes that facilitate the movement of African rhino horn along the illicit rhino horn supply chain.

Tuesday
Sep 12 2017

Ivory Markets in Central Africa 

Document (PDF: 7.24 MB) by Sone Nkoke Christopher, Jean-François Lagrot, Stéphane Ringuet and Tom Milliken (September 2017). This report by TRAFFIC and WWF draws together field surveys into the ivory retail markets and ivory workshops from Central Africa, from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Gabon, between 2007-2015. Collectively it provides valuable information on the evolving situation in various countries and provides an indication of trade trends.

Tuesday
Aug 08 2017

An Updated Review of Online Ivory Trade in Japan

Document (PDF, 2.4 MB) by Tomomi Kitade (August 2017) Report by TRAFFIC and WWF Japan reveals that a significant number of ivory products being offered and traded online in Japan. Surveys of Japan’s online domestic ivory markets in 2017 found high volumes of sales across online shopping malls, auction sites and emerging Customer to Customer websites, with thousands of advertisements posted every week.

Friday
Jul 28 2017

The US Elephant Ivory Market: A New Baseline

Document (PDF: 3.25MB) by Rachel Kramer, Robin Sawyer, Sal Amato and Peter LaFontaine (July 2017). TRAFFIC. Washington DC, USA. This study has established a baseline for the status of the US elephant ivory market around the time that a series of changes to federal regulations, enforcing a “near-total ban” on imports, exports, and domestic trade of African Elephant ivory, were imposed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

The Shark and Ray Trade in Singapore

Document (PDF:3MB) by Boon Pei Ya (May 2017) TRAFFIC. Selangor, Malaysia. Report by TRAFFIC and WWF reveals Singapore is the world’s second largest shark fin trader by value after Hong Kong, and calls on Singapore to improve transparency in the global shark fin trade through more robust monitoring.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

Wildlife Cybercrime in China: E-commerce and social media monitoring in 2016

Document (PDF: 500KB) by Yu Xiao, Jing Guan and Ling Xu (May 2017). TRAFFIC . This document follows on from TRAFFIC's 2015 report that revealed that China’s e-commerce platforms have become major channels for the sale of illegal wildlife products, and assesses the current situation and new developments on this issue.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

Flying Under the Radar: Wildlife Trafficking in the Air Transport sector

Document (PDF) by Mary Utermohlen & Patrick Baine (2017). TRAFFIC. Cambridge, UK. This report  examines the overall conclusions that can be drawn from the seizure data contained within the C4ADS Air Seizure Database, maps out the international and domestic transit routes that appear in our data, and details methods used by traffickers.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

Overview of the Timber Trade in East and Southern Africa: National Perspectives and Regional Trade Linkages

Document (PDF: 2MB) by Kahana Lukumbuzya and Cassian Sianga (February 2017). TRAFFIC and WWF. Cambridge, UK. ISBN no:  978-1-85850-415-5 . This report provides an overview of timber tade and makes reccomendations including governments making more multilateral forest agreements.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

Conservation Strategy for South-East Asian Songbirds in Trade

Document (PDF: 3MB) by Jessica G.H. Lee, Serene C.L. Chng and James A. Eaton (2016). Wildlife Reserves Singapore/TRAFFIC. ISBN: 978-983-3393-72-5. Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), TRAFFIC, and Cikanangam Wildlife Center, along with other local and international stakeholders, joined forces to convene the first Asian Songbird Trade Crisis Summit, hosted by WRS in September 2015 at the Jurong Bird Park, Singapore, aiming to reduce the threat from trade to, and ensure the survival of, songbird taxa in the Greater Sunda region.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

Songsters of Singapore: An Overview of the Bird Species in Singapore Pet Shops

Document (PDF: 2.1MB) by James A. Eaton, Boyd T. C. Leupen and Kanitha Krishnasamy (Febuary 2017). TRAFFIC. Selangor, Malaysia. ISBN: 978-983-3393-63-3 . This report provides a snapshot of the current composition and availability of openly traded birds in Singapore’s AVA-licensed bird selling pet shops.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

The Wildlife Connection: Raising Awareness of Wildife Crime Issues in South East Asia

Document (PDF, 5MB)
This is the second edition of our newsletter aimed at raising awareness of wildlife crime issues in Southeast Asia. In this edition, we bring you new information about online ivory trade in Indonesia and Thailand. Also, read on to find out more about the links between ambulances, glue and wildlife trafficking.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

L’ÎLE AUX BOIS: Commerce de Bois de Rose et de Bois d’Ébène de Madagascar

Document : (PDF, 2.3MB) by Cynthia Ratsimbazafy, David J. Newton and Stéphane Ringuet (November 2016). TRAFFIC. Cambridge, UK. ISBN: 978-1-85850-416-2.

Tuesday
Jul 11 2017

Timber Island: The Rosewood and Ebony Trade of Madagascar

Document (PDF: 2.3MB) by Cynthia Ratsimbazafy, David J. Newton and Stéphane Ringuet (November 2016). TRAFFIC. Cambridge, UK. ISBN: 978-1-85850-412-4. This report investigates how a combination of political instability, government mismanagement, a lack of forest operation controls and a failure to impose punitive penalties on well-known traffickers contributed to what was effectively zero control over the management of precious timber resources in Madagascar between March 2010 to March 2015.

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