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>> Tiger numbers swell in Karnataka   >> Tiger count in Kaziranga rises from 83 to 104 in 3 years   >> Rs 3.40-cr for tiger relocation at Rajaji Park   >> In Sariska, tiger pushes son out of reserve’s core area   >> Leopards revel in Siswan`s nights   >> Tiny Orang roars on tiger density   >> Relocation of village in Melghat tiger reserve gains momentum   >> Tiger Skin   >> 4 held with animal skin   >> Poacher held   >> Leopard mauls forest ranger   >> Few takers for SGNP’s animal adoption scheme   >> 62 tigers sighted during annual waterhole census at TATR   >> Tigers are now back at Assams Manas reserve   >> Tigers kills six elephants in Kerala’s Wayanad as drought triggers fierce water war   >> 9th tiger dies in U`khand in just 5 months   >> Tiger found dead in MP reserve   >> Four held for poisoning tiger in Erode   >> 117 kg meat, animal parts, arms seized from retd colonel`s home   >> DRI officials claim top cartel busted after 17 hr raid unearths skins, skulls   >> Karnataka sees 11 tiger deaths in just four months   >> Tiger paralysed by poachers in MP dies after two weeks of treatment   >> Tigress found dead near Pench wildlife reserve   >> Missing tiger Jai still a mystery for forest department   >> Maharahstra: A year after it went missing, activists remember tiger Jai   >> Pench loses 4th big cat in 4 mths   >> Tiger areas may become human free   >> Maha tigers lure tourists away from MP   >> Tiger dead in Kaziranga   >> Tiger dies in Madhya Pradesh reserve, sixth death in the state this year   >> Leopard briefly shuts down int`l airport in Nepal   >> Another tiger run over on tracks near Bhopal   >> Wild Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species   >> The Big tiger skin catch on Arunachal Border   >> Slaughterhouse crackdown in UP: Uttarakhand’s leopards too on a chicken diet   >> Kandi road project: Uttarakhand to ensure safety of Corbett park wildlife   >> With increase in numbers, tigers fight it out for space in Ranthambore reserve   >> Four years on, missing male tiger of Tadoba reserve spotted   >> Three arrested for poaching deer near Ambur forest   >> 18 peacocks poisoned to death   >> Leopard carcass found in Jodmoha   >> Male Aussie shephered plays more to endangered cubs   >> The other side of the Kaziranga story   >> Thailand seizes 300kg ivory   >> Leopard captured, taken to Thrissur zoo   >> Now, drones to be used for monitoring tigers   >> CZA calls for stopping animal cruelty in circuses   >> Endangered snow leopard sighted in Lahaul   >> Video of tigers chasing a drone goes viral   >> Tiger found dead starvation suspected   >> 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.