TRAFFIC

TRAFFIC

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.

The Often Overlooked Ivory Trade

Following several developments — including an auction of hippo teeth and a proposed cull of hippos in Tanzania, the cancellation and reinstatement of a hippo cull in Zambia, and a call for evidence on hippo ivory trade by the United Kingdom — there has been increased interest in this often-overlooked ivory trade.

非法野生动植物贸易与中国银行业: 需要落实 零容忍

据估计,全球每年野生动植物及其制品的非法贸易额高达数十亿美元,与毒品、军火和人口走私并列(TRAFFIC,2020; UNODC,2014)。如果沒有金融犯罪与腐败,非法的野生动植物贸易是无法达到如此规模。
 
非法野生动植物贸易在亚洲的规模巨大。作为世界上最大的中国银行业,无疑在其中扮演着不可或缺的角色。因此,这些银行需要确保它们和整个银行网络不会沦为非法野生动植物贸易的洗钱工具,应对非法野生动植物贸易采取强硬公开的零容忍立场,并应鼓励其客户和商业伙伴也采取类似的立场。中国乃至全球的银行业应积极提供可疑的交易数据和信息来支持执法工作。
 
很明显,中国银行业现在就得行动起来。中国政府正在加强打击洗钱和贪腐的力度,特别是打击非法野生动植物贸易。

SHARED SKIES

The convergence between wildlife trafficking and other illicit activities is not a Typologies of Convergence new phenomenon.
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The Role Of France In Wildlife Trade

The European Union (EU) is an important player in the international legal and illegal wildlife trade and is known to be a major destination market and trade hub for wildlife and their commodities, including species listed on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Being one of the largest economies in the EU, France plays a crucia

Opinion Survey On Exotic Pet Use In Japan 2021

Japan is one of the key exotic pet markets in the world. Animals like otters, galagos, hedgehogs, owls, and many other rare species of turtles and tortoises, lizards, chameleons, frogs, etc., are traded as private pets or for the purpose of display and petting at commercial facilities like animal cafés.

High Value Marine Products From Africa To Asia

Sea cucumbers and fish maws (dried swim bladders) form part of the same niche market as shark fin and abalone, all of which are valued as a status food or symbol of wealth.
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Seahorse Trade Dynamics From Africa To Asia

Seahorses are part of the family Syngnathidae, along with pipefish, pipehorses and seadragons. This family represents marine species that are vulnerable to habitat loss and overexploitation (Vincent et al., 2011). Seahorses belong to the genus, Hippocampus, and have suffered worldwide population declines in recent decades (Evanson et al., 2011). The biology, ecology, and life history (i.e.

A Rapid Assessment Of The Sea Cucumber Trade From Africa To Asia

Over the last few decades, there has been a marked increase in the expansion and development of invertebrate fisheries, which is largely attributed to the increasing demand and need for new resources to harvest (Anderson et al., 2011). One increasingly harvested group is sea cucumbers, which are echinoderms from the class Holothuroidea.

Maw Trade (November 2020)

FISH SWIM BLADDERS, COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS FISH MAW ONCE PROCESSED, ARE AMONG THE MOST POPULAR SEAFOOD DELICACIES IN EAST ASIAN MARKETS AND ARE A VALUABLE IMPORT COMMODITY IN HONG KONG SAR1 (HEREAFTER HONG KONG) AND CHINA SPECIFICALLY (WEN ET AL., 2015).
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