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Tag: illegal wildlife trade

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Five things Tiger King doesn’t explain about captive tigers

Tiger King, Netflix’s new docuseries, is roaring with popularity. But behind the human melodrama, there is a frightful truth: tigers in captivity are a significant conservation issue that could impact the survival of this... Read More
Tiger King, Netflix’s new docuseries, is roaring with popularity. But behind the human melodrama, there is a frightful truth:...
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Illegal wildlife trade: Life cut short

In an effort to understand WWF’s global conservation work, two keen WWF-Canada employees flew across the world to visit WWF-Nepal. This series highlights what they learned on this adventure Read More
In an effort to understand WWF’s global conservation work, two keen WWF-Canada employees flew across the world to visit...
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Good News and Bad News for Rhinos

Two days ago we learned that park rangers in Ujung Kulon National Park (Indonesia) had used camera traps to count a total of 58 Javan rhinos, up from 51 in 2012. Read More
Two days ago we learned that park rangers in Ujung Kulon National Park (Indonesia) had used camera traps to...
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U.S. unveils a National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking as World Leaders Gather

Yesterday, almost in prelude, the White House unveiled its first-ever National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. This strategy was developed by the Presidential Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking. Both WWF and TRAFFIC sit on... Read More
Yesterday, almost in prelude, the White House unveiled its first-ever National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. This strategy was...
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Leak: A story of missed opportunities

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been described by negotiation countries as one of the most ambitious 21st century trade agreements. However, today’s leak of the agreement’s draft environment chapter reveals deeply concerning limits to... Read More
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been described by negotiation countries as one of the most ambitious 21st century trade agreements....
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Obama Pledges Support to Stop Wildlife Crime in Africa

A groundbreaking announcement from President Barack Obama during a state visit to Tanzania on July 2 will deliver much-needed support to African countries reeling under the onslaught of wildlife crime. Read More
A groundbreaking announcement from President Barack Obama during a state visit to Tanzania on July 2 will deliver much-needed...
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Thai prime minister announces end to ivory trade

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the weekend pledged to end ivory trade in Thailand, seizing a key opportunity to stem global wildlife trafficking. Her statement came after the call of nearly 1.5 million... Read More
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the weekend pledged to end ivory trade in Thailand, seizing a key opportunity...
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