Plundering, Trade and Cruelty

Vivants ou morts, entiers ou en morceaux, les animaux sauvages sont une marchandise ordinaire à vendre au plus offrant jusqu’à l’extinction de l’espèce. Les réseaux criminels s’enracinent, s’enrichissent et se mondialisent. La faune est traquée pour décorer, habiller, faire bander, guérir, divertir et se nourrir. Un cauchemar. Depuis juillet 2013, Robin des Bois publie « A la Trace », trimestriel unique sur le braconnage et la contrebande de la faune sauvage, sur les risques sanitaire du commerce international et sa cruauté. La disparition progressive de la faune sauvage prive la Terre de ses plus belles couleurs.

(Français) Positif !

28 Aug 2019

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(Français) Vers la fin du commerce international d’éléphants vivants

27 Aug 2019

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(Français) L’Europe remettra-t-elle les éléphanteaux derrière les barreaux ?

26 Aug 2019

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Sea cucumbers : CITES takes into account the lower class

25 Aug 2019

Sea cucumbers : CITES takes into account the lower class

CITES CoP18 – Press release n°3
Geneva – 14h59

After 17 years of discussions, pillaging and smuggling, three first species of sea cucumbers were listed this morning in CITES’ Appendix II to control their international trade : teatfish.

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Giraffes : CITES takes the high ground

22 Aug 2019

Giraffes : CITES takes the high ground

CITES CoP18 – Press release n°2
Geneva – 14h22

The proposal by Chad, Senegal, Niger, the Central African Republic, Kenya and Mali to monitor the international trade of living giraffes as well as skins, paws, hairs, tails, skulls and other parts of the fallen queen of savanna was accepted by 106 votes in favour, 21 against and 7 abstentions.

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Giraffes

19 Aug 2019

Giraffes

Giraffes are in freefall. Their listing to CITES’ Appendix II will be reviewed in Geneva this week. For hunters, zoos as well as animal skulls or exotic carpets lovers, giraffes are still freely accessible, without any administrative hassle.

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The wildlife stock exchange

16 Aug 2019

CITES CoP18 Press release n°1

The 18th meeting of the Conference of the 184 Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – CITES – is meeting in Geneva from 17 to 28 August 2019. Robin des Bois (Robin Hood), the Paris based NGO, has been an observer at CITES for 30 years. This conference was scheduled to be held in Colombo in May-June 2019. It was postponed and then moved to Switzerland due to the April 21 attacks in Sri Lanka.
Will CITES prove that it is competent to coordinate the international cooperation against environmental crime and resist the siren song of the wildlife extinction capitalism?
Will CITES Parties finally recognize that wild animals are No Border and that species such as giraffes and elephants should have the right to move across political and administrative boundaries?

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“On the Trail“ n°23, the defaunation bulletin

5 Aug 2019

“On the Trail“ n°23, the defaunation bulletin

“On the Trail“ n°23, the defaunation bulletin
(pdf, 166 pages – 13.6 Mo)

Information and analysis report on animal poaching and smuggling
from the 1st October 2018 to the 31 of January 2019
1112 poaching, smuggling and rescue casese

16 dead persons: 10 rangers, 2 civilians and 4 poachers

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(Français) Risques dans le Parc de la Pendjari

14 May 2019

(Français) Risques dans le Parc de la Pendjari

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“On the Trail“ n°22, the defaunation bulletin

29 Nov 2018

“On the Trail“ n°22, the defaunation bulletin
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