TRAFFIC Report

IUCN Publication

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
Non IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

Ivory markets in Central Africa

Central Africa has been identified as one of the main sources of illegal ivory fueling unregulated domestic ivory trade throughout West and Central Africa and overseas destinations, especially Asia, in recent years.

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2017
IUCN Publication

Le marché de l'ivoire d'elephant a Kinshasa, RD Congo : 2015-2016

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2017
IUCN Publication

The Southern Bluefin Tuna market in China

To gain a better understanding of the presence and potential sources of Southern Bluefish Tuna traded and/or consumed in mainland China, desk-based research and a market survey “snapshot” were carried out.

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2017
IUCN Publication

Malaysia's invisible ivory channel

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

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2016
IUCN Publication

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 Publication

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
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

Wild for a cure

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2010
IUCN Publication

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

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2016
IUCN Publication

Observations of the helmeted hornbill trade in Lao PDR

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2016
IUCN Publication

Observations of the illegal pangolin trade in Lao PDR

Pangolins are the most heavily trafficked mammal in the world.

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2016
IUCN Publication

In transition : Bangkok's ivory market

This report provides a summary overview of Bangkok’s ivory marketplace, and provides comparisons with TRAFFIC’s previous market surveys in 2013 and early 2014.

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2016
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

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
IUCN Publication

Turning the tide : exploitation, trade and management of marine turtles in the Lesser Antilles, Central America, Colombia and Venezuela

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2006
IUCN Publication

Conservation of Spiny Dogfish Squalus acanthias: A role for CITES?

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2006
IUCN Publication

First choice or fallback? An examination of issues relating to the application of appendix III of CITES to marine species

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2004
IUCN Publication

Fading footprints : the killing and trade of snow leopards

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2003
IUCN Publication

Uncharted waters : implementation issues and potential benefits of listing toothfish in Appendix II of CITES

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2002
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