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Bird’s Eye View: 50 years of South American bird trade

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 2:07 pm | Traffic International

Cambridge, UK, 16th January 2019 —South Africa was the world’s leading exporter of South American parrots between 2000 and 2013 after Amazon countries “abandoned the possibility of legally and competitively producing and exporting their wildlife,” ... More >>

South Africa: rhino poaching in 2017 almost matches 2016

Friday, 26 January 2018, 1:29 pm | Traffic International

Johannesburg, South Africa, 25th January 2018 —South Africa today announced the official number of rhinos illegally killed in the country during 2017 as 1028 animals: a tiny decrease on last year’s 1054. More >>

New Insights Into the Consumers Behind Rhino Poaching

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 2:32 pm | Traffic International

The use of rhino horn as a symbol of status among wealthy urban Vietnamese has been identified as a major driver of the current rhino poaching crisis. Findings from consumer research – concluded earlier this year in Viet Nam - has added significantly ... More >>

Thai Police Seize Live Elephants In Clampdown On Trade

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 5:35 pm | Traffic International

Thailand, 21st August 2013 —The Royal Thai Police have seized more than a dozen unregistered and illegally registered elephants from camps in three provinces in the south of Thailand as part of sweeping investigations into live elephant smuggling ... More >>

Hungarian Police Seize Thousands Of Dead Songbirds

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 1:51 pm | Traffic International

Border Police in Hungary seized around 10,000 dead songbirds from a Romanian truck near Szeged, close to the border with Romania on 5th November, according to MTI, the Hungarian News Agency. More >>