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Entries for February 2015

China Needs Better Law Enforcement to Protect Siberian Tigers

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(February 12, 2015)   -   Urgent changes to environmental laws and much tougher penalties against poachers are needed to save the Siberian tiger in China, conservationists say.Late last year, two Siberian tigers released into the wild by Russian president Vladimir Putin crossed the Amur River into northeast China. Fears for their survival filled the Chinese media, highlighting the difficulties facing tiger conservation there.

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Wildlife Conservation Enforcement Training in Huangpu Customs, Guangzhou

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Wildlife Conservation Enforcement Training in Huangpu Customs, Guangzhou
(February 06, 2015)   -   On November the 24th to 25th, 2014, China Wildlife Conservation Society in collaboration with the Guangzhou CITES Management Authority (MA), provided a two-day training workshop for Huangpu Customs Agency to support front-line enforcement efforts.

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WCS China is Hiring a Legal Consultant

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(February 03, 2015)   -   WCS is seeking to undertake a thorough analysis of the current legal and institutional situation within China, Vietnam and Laos with regard to wildlife trafficking in order to provide an accurate and comprehensive understanding of the legal and institutional frameworks that exist in each country to address illegal wildlife trafficking. 

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WCS is recruiting an intern

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(February 02, 2015)   -   We are recruiting a research intern to support our review of the wildlife legal protection framework in China.

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