New Study Finds China’s Ivory Market Shrinking

18 August 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release Beijing, China — Following China’s announcement late last year of a domestic ivory trade ban by the end of 2017, TRAFFIC … [Continue reading]

Thousands of Ivory Items Sold Weekly Online in Japan

16 August 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release Tokyo, Japan - TRAFFIC surveys of Japan’s online domestic ivory markets in 2017 have found high volumes of sales across online … [Continue reading]

Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Nests Discovered in Cambodia

07 August 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release Preah Vihear – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), working in collaboration with Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment … [Continue reading]

Nearly Two Tons of Ivory Crushed in Central Park

06 August 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release Central Park, New York City, Aug. 3, 2017 – The following statement was released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society from … [Continue reading]

Twelve Orangutans to be Released Back to Wild

05 August 2017 | Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation News Release Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan, August 2, 2017: To reach our #OrangutanFreedom goals, aimed at reintroducing 100 orangutans … [Continue reading]

Eighth African Pangolin Scale Seizure in Malaysia

04 August 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2nd August 2017 – Royal Malaysian Customs officers have made their eighth seizure of African … [Continue reading]

Asia’s Tigers Face Devastating Snaring Crisis

03 August 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release Cambridge, UK, 29th July 2017 – On Global Tiger Day today, TRAFFIC and WWF are urging Tiger range governments to … [Continue reading]

Hope for Globally Endangered Greater Adjutant

02 August 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release Battambang (27 July 2017) – Endangered greater adjutant chicks have successfully fledged from 175 nests in the Prek Toal … [Continue reading]

Ivory Kingpin Arrested in Mozambique

02 August 2017 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE (July 27, 2017) — The notorious leader of an East African ivory poaching network— Mateso Albana … [Continue reading]

Washington Wildlife Agency to Gun Down Wolves

01 August 2017 | The Center for Biological Diversity News Release OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Thursday announced it will kill members of … [Continue reading]

US Elephant Ivory Market Monitoring Baseline Set

26 July 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release Washington DC, USA, 26th July 2017—A new trade study led by TRAFFIC, with support from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the … [Continue reading]

Record Year for Rare Black-winged Stilts

20 July 2017 | The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds News Release Usually found in Southern Europe, a record 13 black-winged stilts have fledged in the UK from nests across Kent, Cambridgeshire … [Continue reading]


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