Tag Archives: Wildlife

Trafficking in Wildlife Investigations Training Strengthens Thai Law Enforcement

From October 29 through 31, Forty-three Thai law enforcement officers took part in a wildlife trafficking training course in Bangkok, Thailand. Organized criminal syndicates profiting from illegal wildlife trade are becoming more sophisticated creating the need for such training. The … Continue reading

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Poachers Beware! Elite Wildlife Ranger Team Graduates

On October 16, 2013, Thailand’s new elite wildlife ranger team, the “King of Tigers” graduated. During the intensive 8 week course provided by FREELAND, the implementing partner of the USAID-funded ARREST Program (Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking), participants … Continue reading

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Wildlife Response Team catches Smuggler, Rescues 104 Reptiles

Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT), acting on a tip off to Wildlife Alliance’s wildlife crime hotline, intercepted avehicle smuggling reptiles in eastern Cambodia headed for Vietnam. Upon searching the vehicle, the team found 104 reptiles including 73 rat … Continue reading

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Market Banners in Vietnam help to reduce Demand for Illegal Wildlife Consumption

Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV), a partner of the USAID-funded Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking Program (ARREST), continued its market wildlife demand reduction campaign by placing new banners at almost 30 markets in major Vietnamese cities such as Hanoi, … Continue reading

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ENV continues Wildlife Crime Geographical Survey

Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV), a partner of the USAID-funded Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program, continued its geographical survey of Hanoi searching for businesses in violation of wildlife protection laws. From August 19 through 23, ENV surveyed … Continue reading

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ENV continues Wildlife Trade Exhibits in Hanoi

Education for Nature-Vietnam, a partner of the USAID-funded Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking Program (ARREST), continued to survey the public through it’s exhibitions and surveys. On August 13, ENV staff held the exhibition at Hanoi’s Cau Giay Park. … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Conservation Coalition Formed to Reduce Wildlife Consumption

    The Vietnamese government, with support from the USAID-funded Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking (ARREST) Program, recently brought government and NGO stakeholders together to form a coalition approach to reduce illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam.  Vietnam’s Biodiversity … Continue reading

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Cambodian Cartoons Help to Fight Wildlife Crime and Consumption

Wildlife Alliance, an NGO fighting wildlife crime in Cambodia, completed two captivating animated Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to be aired throughout Cambodia. The PSAs address the issue of the illegal wildlife consumption and encourage the public to not only stop … Continue reading

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Cambodian Airports Join Wildlife Trafficking Stops Here Campaign

Wildlife Alliance, a non-governmental organization fighting wildlife trafficking in Cambodia, joined Cambodia government agencies and a private company to launch the “Wildlife Trafficking Stops Here” awareness campaign at Cambodia’s Phnom Penh and Siem Riep international airports. The goal of the … Continue reading

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Vietnam Government’s Youth Brass Join Campaign to Reduce Wildlife Consumption

In the lead up to International Biodiversity Day on May 22, The Vietnamese government took steps to engage youth not only to address the problem of wildlife consumption in Vietnam, but also encourage future generations to realize the importance of … Continue reading

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