Category Archives: Trafficking of Wild Animals

Useful links!

Per our meeting yesterday, I’m beginning here a list of helpful research links. We’ll continue to add to this list throughout the year; send suggestions! http://youthforhumanrights.org/ Useful for relating human rights to the MDGs. Here you’ll find videos for all … Continue reading

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International Agreement for African Countries, re: Animal Trafficking

http://www.wcs.org/press/press-releases/chimpanzee-action-plan.aspx This is the article. The name of the agreement is “Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan: 2010-2020,” and the member countries are (according to Ecolex.org): “Burundi; Central African Republic; Congo, Dem. Rep. of; Rwanda; … Continue reading

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Bushmeat.org–Illegal Animal Hunting/Trade in Africa

This website addresses the problem of animal trafficking within Africa, as urban dwellers are increasingly paying for animal meats from the bush that become more vulnerable due to deforestation and increased development. This website even includes possible lesson plans and … Continue reading

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Animal Black Market Prices

This “online database” of black market activities lists prices for various trafficked animals. http://www.havocscope.com/black-market-prices/wildlife-animal-prices/ -Karen (I.E.S. Remedios)

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Environmental Legislation

Here is a great resource for finding national and regional treaties and legislation related to the environment: www.ecolex.org – Isadora Norman IES Valle de Camargo

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Animal Trafficking Links

http://www.cawtglobal.org/ http://www.eu-wildlifetrade.org/index.htm http://www.interpol.int/Public/EnvironmentalCrime/Default.asp http://www.worldwildlife.org/what/globalmarkets/wildlifetrade/index.html http://www.wcs.org/conservation-challenges/natural-resource-use/hunting-and-wildlife-trade.aspx – Isadora Norman IES Valle de Camargo

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Review Activity for Last Friday’s Presentation

Not thwarted by currently being unable to download the presentation itself, I took screen shots of some of the key slides (sixteen on them, only eight are in this activity–you can e-mail me if you want the rest) and made … Continue reading

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Review of Second Year Lecture –Fill in the Blanks

Trafficking of Wild Animals Jessica–Ria del Carmen

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Juan Carlos García Codrón on wildlife trade and global warming

Hi guys! Today Juan Carlos García Codrón, professor at the University of Cantabria, came to the Foundation and shared with us a great talk on wildlife trade and global warming. Here you can check out his presentation. If you want … Continue reading

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Endangered Species by Country

This website lists the number of endangered species in each country, divides them into categories (mammal, amphibian, etc.), and compares 2008 and 2009 values. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/datablog/2009/oct/23/endangered-species-red-list-data-review -Karen (IES Nuestra Señora de los Remedios)

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