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Wild life, wild livelihoods

This report synthesizes insights and lessons from decades of experience in community wildlife management (CWM), supplementing this with insights from more recent work focused on community-level responses to tackling the current illegal trade in wildlife (ITW) “crisis”.

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2018
IUCN Grey Literature

Wildlife crime assessment in Ethiopia

The main purpose of this wildlife crime assessment is to provide information on the current trends and drivers of wildlife crime in Ethiopia, get insights into existing local criminal networks, evaluate how the country serves as a transit route for the contraband and, assess the strengths and wea

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2017
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Scaly nexus

Indonesia is home to one species of pangolin, the Sunda Pangolin Manis javanica, which can be found from Sumatra, Java and adjacent islands to Kalimantan. While little is known about the population of pangolins in Indonesia, it is likely that current trade and hunting levels are unsustainable.

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2017
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The global trafficking of pangolins

Pangolins are currently the most heavily trafficked wild mammals in the world. In this report, the illegal pangolin trade from 2010–2015 was investigated, focusing on the global trade routes used to traffic pangolins and their derivatives.

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2017
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Caged in the city

With 48 threatened bird species, and the highest number of breeding endemic bird species (11) in mainland Southeast Asia, Viet Nam is a global conservation priority. Many of these threatened species are hunted unsustainably for wildlife trade.

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2017
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Pendants, powder and pathways

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2017
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A proposal for assessing species benefits at a landscape scale and aggregating data within the Species Information Service at IUCN

A workshop was held in Cambridge between March 20-22, 2017, to bring together the PiN team and the Global Species Programme (GSP) and TRAFFIC to discuss the inclusion of data from PiN landscape assessments within the Species Information Services (SIS), building on discussions held over the last f

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2017
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The shark and ray trade in Singapore

Singapore is known to play a major role in the global trade and consumption in shark and ray parts, though a country-specific analysis has not been conducted recently.

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2017
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Songsters of Singapore : an overview of the bird species in Singapore pet shops

Singapore has a long history of involvement in the bird trade. To understand further the bird trade industry in Singapore, TRAFFIC undertook a rapid assessment of the open bird trade in Singapore’s pet shops.

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2017
IUCN Grey Literature

IUCN/TRAFFIC analyses of the proposals to amend the CITES appendices at the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties

CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) was opened for signature in Washington DC on 3rd March 1973, and to date has 182 Parties from across the world.

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2016
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Briefing document : reduced to skin and bones re-examined

Illegal trade and the trafficking of Tiger Panthera tigris, as well as their parts, products and derivatives, and the poaching which supplies it, is the most immediate threat to the survival of wild tigers. This briefing document highlights top-line findings from the detailed analysis over the 16

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2016
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Wildlife cases in Tanzanian courts

Illegal killing and trade is a major threat to wildlife particularly in Africa. The current levels of elephant and rhino poaching are the highest in decades driven by burgeoning demand for ivory.

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2016
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Sustainable management of the trade in reticulated python skins in Indonesia and Malaysia

Each year, approximately 300,000 reticulated pythons (Python reticulatus) are harvested from the wild in Indonesia and Malaysia to supply skins for the international trade in exotic leathers.

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2016
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Malaysia's invisible ivory channel

Malaysia is the world’s paramount illicit ivory transit country.

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2016
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Conservation strategy for Southeast Asian songbirds in trade

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2016
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Timber island : the rosewood and ebony trade of Madagascar

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2016
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An ounce of prevention : snow leopard crime revisited

Snow leopard poaching and trafficking – referred to herein as snow leopard crime – is revisited 13 years after TRAFFIC’s first report on the subject, Fading Footprints: The Killing and Trade of Snow Leopards.

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2016
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In the market for extinction

This report illustrates the large scale of the bird trade documented through a complete inventory of five major markets in eastern and central Java (Bratang, Kupang, Turi (Surabaya); Malang and Yogyakarta) and follows on from a similar inventory carried out in Jakarta in 2014, which documented a

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2016
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Apes in demand for zoo and wildlife attractions in Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand

This report investigates the species, numbers and sources of apes held in zoos and wildlife attractions in Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand and responds to concerns over the global high demand for apes, especially juveniles, for display in zoos and wildlife facilities, and the illegal removal of

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2016
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Going Dutch : an analysis of the import of live animals from Indonesia by the Netherlands

The aim of this study was to gain insights into the import-export relationships between Indonesia and the Netherlands by studying the trade in live animals from 2003 to 2013. The true dynamics of the trade between both countries are relatively poorly understood.

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2016
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An assessment of trade in bear bile and gall bladder in Viet Nam

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2016
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Reduced to skin and bones re-examined : full analysis

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2016
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Shark fin and mobulid ray gill plate trade in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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2016
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Observations of the helmeted hornbill trade in Lao PDR

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2016
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Observations of the illegal pangolin trade in Lao PDR

Pangolins are the most heavily trafficked mammal in the world.

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2016
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Reduced to skin and bones re-examined

Illegal trade and the trafficking of Tiger Panthera tigris, as well as their parts, products and derivatives, and the poaching which supplies it, is the most immediate threat to the survival of wild tigers. This briefing document highlights top-line findings from the detailed analysis over the 16

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2016
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Trading faces

The rapid growth and widespread use of social media has allowed these new platforms to facilitate wildlife trade, both legal and illegal. With this in mind, TRAFFIC undertook a rapid assessment to monitor wildlife trade occurring on 14 Facebook groups in Peninsular Malaysia, conducted over approx

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2016
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Illegal otter trade : an analysis of seizures in selected Asian countries (1980-2015)

This study is focused on four otter species in Asia; the Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra, the Hairy-nosed Otter Lutra sumatrana, the Small-clawed Otter Aonyx cinereus and the Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata.

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2016
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Setting suns : the historical decline of ivory and rhino horn markets in Japan

This research sheds light on Japan’s wildlife trade history as a case study on the contributing factors that helped reduce the market for rhino horn and elephant ivory.

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2016
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Humphead (Napoleon) wrasse Cheilinus undulatus trade into and through Hong Kong

The Humphead Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus is a naturally rare coral reef fish species.

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2016
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Sustainable sourcing : markets for certified Chinese medicinal and aromatic plants

This study on the market potential of sustainably wild-collected botanical ingredients originating from the People’s Republic of China with fair and organic certifications provides an overview of current export trade in both wild-collected and cultivated botanical, algal and fungal ingredients fr

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2016
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Wildlife protection and trafficking assessment in Kenya

This report examines wildlife crime in Kenya and its linkages to illegal wildlife trade dynamics in the East African region.

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2016
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The trade in wildlife : a framework to improve biodiversity and livelihood outcomes

This paper provides an analytical framework for assessing the impact of international trade in wildlife and wildlife products on conservation and local livelihoods.

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2015
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Guidelines on methods and procedures for ivory sampling and laboratory analysis

These guidelines are intended for worldwide use, with the aim of facilitating the use of forensic science to the fullest extent possible in order to combat wildlife crime, and in particular, to combat the trade in illegal ivory.

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2014
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Assessment of python breeding farms supplying the international high-end leather industry

This report is the first one delivered under the Python Conservation Partnership. Established in November 2013, the Partnership aims to contribute to the improved sustainability of the python skin trade and to help facilitate industry-wide change.

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2014
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Reduced to skin and bones revisited

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2013
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The trade in tokay geckos Gekko gecko in South-east Asia : with a case study on novel medicinal claims in peninsular Malaysia

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2013
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The South Africa - Viet Nam rhino horn nexus

This document summarizes TRAFFIC’s comprehensive overview of events and dynamics currently driving an escalating illicit trade in rhino horns from South Africa to Viet Nam.

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2012
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CITES and CBNRM : proceedings of an international symposium on "The relevance of CBNRM to the conservation and sustainable use of CITES-listed species in exporting countries"

A symposium on community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) for the conservation of CITES-listed species was organized by the Austrian Ministry of the Environment and the European Commission in Vienna, Austria, in May 2010.

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2011
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Groupers of the world : a field and market guide

Groupers of the World is a guide to all the more than 160 recognised species of these mostly large, colourful, tropical reef fishes, also known as rockcod.

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2011
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Elephant meat trade in Central Africa : Republic of Congo case study

The IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group AfESG) has been charged by MIKE with implementing a project to investigate the linkages between the elephant meat trade and larger social and economic dynamics at play, including, but not limited to, ivory trade, logging (legal and illegal), mining,

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2011
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Elephant meat trade in Central Africa : Democratic Republic of Congo case study

The objective of the study is to enhance knowledge of contemporary elephant bushmeat market dynamics, patterns and trends in north-eastern DRC and determine the impact of elephant meat trade on the Okapi Faunal Reserve (OFR) population.

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2011
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Elephant meat trade in Central Africa : Central African Republic case study

This pilot study was instigated by the Monitoring of Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) programme of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) and is being implemented by the IUCN African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG).

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2011
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Elephant meat trade in Central Africa : Cameroon case study

The pilot study presented in this report is part of an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) project initiated by the Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) programme of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Speci

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2011
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Le commerce de la viande d’éléphant en Afrique Centrale : rapport de synthèse

L’objectif global de l’étude est d’améliorer les connaissances de la dynamique actuelle et les tendances du marché de la viande d’éléphant dans les pays d’Afrique centrale en procédant à une étude de l’impact du commerce de la viande d’éléphant.

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2011
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Elephant meat trade in Central Africa : summary report

The overall objective of the study is to enhance knowledge of contemporary elephant meat market dynamics, patterns and trends in Central African countries by undertaking an elephant meat trade impact study.

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2011
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Pills, powders, vials and flakes : the bear bile trade in Asia

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2011
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Imperilled custodians of the night

This report focuses on documenting what is known about owls in trade in India: the trapping methods used, utilization patterns and communities that are involved. An attempt is made to explain the myths and beliefs that drive the utilization and trade of owl and their body parts.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Contribution of NTFPs (non-timber forest products) to livelihood in Upper Humla, Nepal

Humla is a remote and mountainous district situated in the north-west corner of Nepal, bordering with China.

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2010
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Saiga Antelope trade: global trends with a focus on South-East Asia

The aim of this project, which was commissioned by the CITES Secretariat, was to compile up-to-date information on current trade in Saiga products and derivatives, focusing on some key areas.

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2010

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