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>> Rhino abode short of guards, poaching up   >> Foresters begin probe into death of tiger cub   >> Electric fences killing tigers in Maharashtra   >> State toll 23 as 2 tigers `poisoned`   >> Rhino Killed in Kaziranga   >> Wildlife department to use camera traps to fight poaching   >> Tiger leaves resort at Kabini, enters forest   >> Tiger mauls 10 yr old girl to death in Madhya Pradesh   >> Killer tigress that was to be shot electrocuted   >> Saved by court once, freed amid concerns, tigress dies of electrocution   >> Saved by court once, freed amid concerns, tigress dies of electrocution   >> Two tigers rescued from Syria find Dutch home   >> Tigress tranquillised outside Nagarahole   >> Leopard tranquilised 36 hrs after it landed at Maruti Plant   >> Bombay HC stalls order to shoot killer tigress   >> Tiger death   >> Madhya Pradesh loses two more young tigers; 15 in 9 months   >> Floods, not poachers, proved deadlier for Assam rhinos this year   >> With tiger revival on agenda, experts to visit Cambodia   >> Tigers of Kazakhstan   >> Randeep comes forward to save the national animal   >> habitat connectivity crucial for tigers   >> Tigers to make a comeback in Buxa reserve   >> Online rhino horn auction in S. Africa   >> Uncovered wells kill 1500 animals in Maha in 10 yrs   >> Bad news for Telangana’s big cats   >> Maharashtra lost 1,500 animals to uncovered wells in past 10 years, act before it’s late, say activists   >> Third tiger reserve core area opened for irrigation project construction   >> Population of elephants declined by about 3,000 in past five years   >> Leopard rescued from well in Wayanad   >> India`s elephant population stable: Census   >> Tiger scare haunts Pilibhit   >> Tiger reserve eco-zone runs into trouble   >> State to translocate tiger population across reserve   >> Tiger data   >> Infighting killed most tigers in 5 yrs   >> Uttarakhand records jump in tiger numbers   >> 5 poaching suspects detained in Gudalur   >> Sahyadri Tiger Reserve has no STPF in spite of govt approval   >> Tiger spy in the Jungle, July 15, Sony BBC Earth   >> Panel suggests ‘problem tigress’ should be released into the wild   >> 5 poachers arrested   >> Tiger carcass found in Nilgiris forests   >> Tigress found dead in river   >> Tiger-poaching gang sighted in Nilgiris   >> Kaziranga using drones to monitor flood-affected animals   >> Siberian tiger gives birth to septuplets   >> On July 20, say happy birthday to tiger Vijay in Delhi zoo   >> Two tiger cubs killed in Tadoba Tiger Reserve   >> White tiger’ spotted in the Nilgiris   >> more >>   
 

About TRAFFIC

TRAFFIC is a joint conservation programme of WWF, the global conservation organization and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature. It was established in 1976 by the Species Survival Commission of IUCN, principally as a response to the entry into force during the previous year of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

TRAFFIC is an international network, consisting of TRAFFIC International, based in Cambridge, UK with offices on five continents, seven regional programmes in 25 countries and territories, with ongoing research and activities in several others.

Since its founding, TRAFFIC has grown to become the world's largest wildlife trade monitoring programme, and a global expert on wildlife trade issues. TRAFFIC actively monitors and investigates wildlife trade and provides its information to a diverse audience world-wide, as a basis for effective conservation policies and programmes. It has a considerable international reputation for helping to identify and address conservation challenges linked to wildlife trade.  

This non-governmental organization undertakes its activities in close collaboration with governments and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Secretariat.

TRAFFIC’s goal is to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.

TRAFFIC's vision is of a world in which trade in wild animals and plants will be managed at sustainable levels without damaging the integrity of ecological systems and in such a manner that it makes a significant contribution to human needs, supports local and national economies and helps to motivate commitments to the conservation of wild species and their habitats.

TRAFFIC came to India in 1991, operating as a division of WWF-India.  It has since worked closely with the National and the State Governments and various agencies to help study monitor and influence action to curb illegal wildlife trade. After a brief hiatus since 2002, it has resumed work once again in December 2006.

TRAFFIC India carries out research and provides analysis, support and encouragement to efforts aimed to ensure that wildlife trade is not a threat to the conservation of nature in India. It is committed to work together with government agencies, NGOs, and all like-minded individuals and organisations to curb illegal wildlife trade that has become a growing threat to our natural treasures.