Archives for March 2017

Hong Kong Poised for Critical Ivory Debate

28 March 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Hong Kong — Continuation of Hong Kong’s 150-year-old ivory trade hangs in the balance as the Legislative Council Panel on [Continue Reading…]

Urgent Ban Needed to Save World’s Elephants

27 March 2017 | World Wide Fund For Nature-Hong Kong News Release

Today, the Legislative Council’s Panel on Environmental Affairs is discussing the government’s proposal to phase out Hong [Continue Reading…]

Uganda Biodiversity Fund Launched

25 March 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Kampala – WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) has launched the Uganda Biodiversity Fund with support from USAID [Continue Reading…]

Marine Biodiversity Protection Needs Additional Funding

24 March 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

March 22, 2017–Marine protected areas (MPAs) are an increasingly popular strategy for protecting marine biodiversity, [Continue Reading…]

Boycott on Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise

22 March 2017 | Animal Welfare Institute News Release

BOSTON — Conservation organizations today announced a boycott of all shrimp caught in Mexico to pressure Mexican [Continue Reading…]

Responsible Travel Promoted Through “Wild Africa” Salon

22 March 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Beijing, China, March 2017Last week, TRAFFIC, WWF and Qyer co-hosted a “Wild Africa” salon on the theme of “Being a [Continue Reading…]

TRAFFIC Helps Deliver Training in Tanzania and Kenya

21 March 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, 2017Inadequate investigative capacity for wildlife crimes has proved to be a major [Continue Reading…]

Over 800,000 Birds Illegally Killed on British Military Base

20 March 2017 | The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds News Release

Illegal trapping activity in 2016 remains around highest levels on British Territory since monitoring began in 2002 [Continue Reading…]

Lottery Fund to Help Save Puffins

20 March 2017 | The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds News Release

An RSPB Scotland project to aid conservation efforts for puffins has been awarded £49,800 by the Heritage Lottery [Continue Reading…]

CITES Combats Illegal Wildlife Trade in West Africa

20 March 2017 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva/Ougadougou – On 7 March 2017, at the Triple Point in the heart of Park W, [Continue Reading…]

New Report Calls to Protect Threatened Corals

15 March 2017 | Earthjustice News Release

Paris — A report by lawyers at Earthjustice and Environmental Justice Australia, launched this week in Paris, outlines the international legal responsibilities of [Continue Reading…]

RSPB’s Newest Reserve is Island Paradise

14 March 2017 | The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds News Release

The RSPB has acquired a new nature reserve on the Humber after signing a 50 year lease for Whitton Sands, a secluded [Continue Reading…]


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