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Rapid Assessment Of The Bushmeat Trade

The trade in bushmeat1 in Africa is a widespread conservation issue. Urban demand for bushmeat and other wildlife products exacerbates exploitation that threatens the survival of several species in the wild. The extent and prevalence of the bushmeat trade in urban areas in East Africa is relatively poorly understood.

Shell Shocked: Japan's Role In The Illegal Tortoiseshell Trade

Japan Customs seizure records revealed that an estimated total of 564 kg of hawksbill tortoiseshell were seized in 71 illegal importation incidents between 2000 and 2019, representing some 530 Hawksbill Turtles. Just over half (289 kg) was seized in 2015–2019 alone. The major source region appears to have possibly shifted from Southeast Asia to the Caribbean in recent years.
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EBBING AWAY -- HONG KONG’S IVORY TRADE

Hong Kong1 successfully passed a law to ban elephant ivory trade in 2018; a monumental step that recognises the need for robust action to stem the elephant poaching crisis, and the city’s contribution to this through trade.

RED FLAG INDICATORS

For Wildlife And Timber Trafficking In Containerized Sea Cargo
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如何使用3D打印鲨鱼鳍指南手册

本指南手册介绍了如何对CITES附录所列物种的鲨鱼鳍进行3D打印和绘制。此外,如果有需要的话,本手册还提供了关于扫描文件如何调整的指导 (这个过程被称为RETOPOLOGISING)。

The Sweet Dreams: Assessing opportunities and threats in Kazakhstan’s wild liquorice root trade

This report was completed under a project implemented between 2019-2022 by TRAFFIC and the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK), under the support of the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF). Complementary funds were also gratefully received from Aktionsgemeinschaft Artenschutz (AGA) e.V.
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Smuggled for its song -- The trade in malaysia’s oriental magpie-robins

Although the Oriental Magpie-robin Copsychus saularis is still a commonly seen species in many parts of Malaysia, high demand for it as a cage bird domestically and in neighbouring countries has resulted in trapping and smuggling of Malaysian populations.

An Overview Of Seizures Of Cites-listed Wildlife In The European Union

This briefing aims to provide an overview of all CITES- related seizures reported by Member States of the European Union1 (EU) for the twelve-month period January to December 2019 inclusive, so that these can be shared with key trade partners of the EU and selected third countries, as deemed necessary by EU Member States.
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