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Illegal wildlife trade: Life cut short
In an effort to understand WWF’s global conservation work, two keen WWF-Canada employees flew across the world to visit WWF-Nepal. This series highlights what they learned on this adventure

Good News and Bad News for Rhinos
Two days ago we learned that park rangers in Ujung Kulon National Park (Indonesia) had used camera traps to count a total of 58 Javan rhinos, up from 51 in 2012.

London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade a success
This has been quite the week for those folks that work to end illegal hunting and illegal trade in wildlife. As you may already be aware, the London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade ended successfully yesterday. At this unprecedented event the Heads of State, Ministers and high level representatives of 46 countries endorsed the London Declaration which commits them to undertaking “decisive and urgent action” to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.

U.S. unveils a National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking as World Leaders Gather
Yesterday, almost in prelude, the White House unveiled its first-ever National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. This strategy was developed by the Presidential Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking. Both WWF and TRAFFIC sit on this council.

World leaders gather in London to tackle illegal wildlife trade
On February 12-13, heads and ministers of around 50 governments from around the world will meet at the London Conference to agree how to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.