Posts Tagged ‘ Conservation awareness ’

Enforcement officials in China trained on wildlife identification technology

22. Juni 2017
Enforcement officials in China trained on wildlife identification technology

Nanjing, China, June 2017—34 law enforcement officials from nine separate provinces attended a wildlife forensics technology training workshop at Nanjing Forest Police College (NFPC). Represented institutions included the Forest Police, Custom’s Anti-smuggling Bureau and the Environmental Police.
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China joins Namibia and Zimbabwe in efforts to curb illegal wildlife trade

12. Juni 2017
China joins Namibia and Zimbabwe in efforts to curb illegal wildlife trade

Windhoek, Namibia, and Harare, Zimbabwe, 12th June 2017—Ministerial level workshops raising awareness against wildlife trafficking amongst Chinese nationals living and working in Namibia and Zimbabwe were jointly hosted by China’s State Forest Administration, China’s CITES Management Authority, TRAFFIC and WWF last weekend, supported by the respective Chinese Embassies.
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Forensic scientists share new strategies to fight wildlife crime

8. Juni 2017
Forensic scientists share new strategies to fight wildlife crime

Edinburgh, UK, 8th June 2017—Representatives from more than 30 countries this week attended the Society for Wildlife Forensic Science’s symposium held in Edinburgh to examine the importance of forensic science in detecting and tackling wildlife crime.
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TRAFFIC trains leading Chinese courier companies to detect illegal wildlife products

7. Juni 2017
TRAFFIC trains leading Chinese courier companies to detect illegal wildlife products

Fujian, China, 7 June 2017—this week staff from leading Chinese courier companies learned how to detect illegal wildlife products in their delivery chains during a workshop held by TRAFFIC.
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World Environment Day – helping re-connect people with the benefits of nature

5. Juni 2017
World Environment Day – helping re-connect people with the benefits of nature

World Environment Day, 5th June–this year’s UN World Environment Day is themed ‘Connecting people to nature’, aiming to inspire the public to appreciate the beauty and value of nature by getting them outdoors and encouraging them to ‘re-connect’ with their local environment.
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Unsustainable use a key threat to many species proposed for CMS listing

2. Juni 2017
Unsustainable use a key threat to many species proposed for CMS listing

Bonn, Germany, 3rd June 2017—This week, the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), released the names of the 35 species proposed for protection measures through inclusion in one of the two Appendices under the Convention.
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Viet Nam: Transport companies adopt zero-tolerance policies towards wildlife crime

30. Mai 2017
Viet Nam: Transport companies adopt zero-tolerance policies towards wildlife crime

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 30th May 2017—100 transport company managers and drivers understand the importance of adopting corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies against threatened wildlife consumption following a training workshop organized by TRAFFIC and the Vietnam Automobile Transport Association (VATA) in Hanoi.
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More champions combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

23. Mai 2017
More champions combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 24th May 2017—Private sector representatives learned about the impact of wildlife crime on business and the economy and pledged to integrate zero-tolerance of threatened wildlife consumption into their corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies during a meeting held this week in Hanoi.
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TRAFFIC and Qyer joint effort targets Responsible Travel behaviour

23. Mai 2017
TRAFFIC and Qyer joint effort targets Responsible Travel behaviour

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 23rd May 2017—TRAFFIC, WWF and Qyer co-hosted a workshop on the theme of “Rejecting Illegal Wildlife Products and Practicing Responsible Travel”, aimed to enable local tourism business operators to influence and dissuade Chinese travellers from buying illegal wildlife products during their trips to Thailand.
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Wildlife Traffickers Exploiting Airlines Worldwide

22. Mai 2017
Wildlife Traffickers Exploiting Airlines Worldwide

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA, 15th May 2017—A new analysis of global airport wildlife seizure and trafficking data reveals that wildlife traffickers around the world are heavily exploiting the air transport sector to smuggle protected and endangered animals and animal products on commercial flights.
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Viet Nam E-Commerce Conference: a prime time to discuss wildlife crime

16. Mai 2017
Viet Nam E-Commerce Conference: a prime time to discuss wildlife crime

Hanoi, Viet Nam, 16th May 2017—Roughly 400 leaders in Viet Nam’s technology sector have been given the tools to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies that reject threatened wildlife consumption after attending the inaugural Viet Nam E-Trade Conference in Hanoi.
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Wildlife trade on the Asian-African Legal Consultative (AALCO) agenda

8. Mai 2017
Wildlife trade on the Asian-African Legal Consultative (AALCO) agenda

Nairobi, Kenya, May 2017—Wildlife trade was on the agenda during the 56th Annual Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) held last week in Nairobi.
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