African and Asia-Pacific to Strengthen Wildlife Laws

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

Geneva – Senior representatives from 22 countries spanning Africa and Asia-Pacific [Continue Reading…]

Endangered White-winged Duck Discovered in Cambodia

10 July 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Kulen, Preah Vihear – For the first time in five years, a nest of the Endangered white-winged duck has been discovered in the [Continue Reading…]

Hong Kong Seizes 7.2 Tonnes of Elephant Ivory

06 July 2017 | International Fund for Animal Welfare Release

(Cape Town, South Africa) Hong Kong has made the biggest ivory bust in more than 30 years, seizing 7.2 tonnes of ivory tusks [Continue Reading…]

Indonesian Breeding Plan Facilitates Wildlife Laundering

05 July 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Jakarta, Indonesia, 3rd July 2017—A new study has questioned the validity of Indonesia’s plan that allowed breeders to [Continue Reading…]

Ivory Seizure Exposes Japan’s Lax Ivory Trade Controls

05 July 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Tokyo, Japan — Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department announced on 20th June the seizure of 18 ivory tusks believed to [Continue Reading…]

Cambodia’s Ministries Meet to Address Wildlife Trafficking

04 July 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Phnom Penh, Cambodia (23 June 2017) –A first-ever milestone event brought together Cambodian officials and others today to [Continue Reading…]

Over 150 Asian Giant Softshell Turtles Return to the Wild

03 July 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Kratie, Cambodia – WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), in collaboration with Cambodia’s Fisheries Administration (FiA) [Continue Reading…]

Forensic Scientists Fight Wildlife Crime

10 June 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Edinburgh, UK, 8th June 2017Representatives from more than 30 countries this week attended the Society for [Continue Reading…]

Our Oceans, Our Future

09 June 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

THE UNITED NATIONS – WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) released a statement applauding the Call for Action adopted by [Continue Reading…]

World Environment Day and Nature

05 June 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

World Environment Day, 5th Junethis year’s UN World Environment Day is themed ‘Connecting people to nature’, [Continue Reading…]

Threats to Turtles Featured on World Turtle Day

23 May 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — World Turtle Day: a recent conviction in Malaysia has highlighted the threat to freshwater turtles [Continue Reading…]

Illegal Wildlife Products and Responsible Travel

23 May 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Chiang Mai, Thailand – TRAFFIC, WWF and Qyer co-hosted a workshop on the theme of “Rejecting Illegal Wildlife Products [Continue Reading…]


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