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Plight of the Pangolin: The Most Trafficked Animal on Earth Needs More Protection

Plight of the Pangolin: The Most Trafficked Animal on Earth Needs More Protection | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
When it comes to wildlife crime and trafficking of illegal animal products, elephants and rhinos take the lion's share of media attention. But the little pangolin, an insect-eating mammal that lives in tropical parts of Africa and Asia, is often overlooked, despite being the most heavily-trafficked mammal species.
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Many rare species will not survive the rising affluence of the middle class across Asia.

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WWF Welcomes EU Application of Tighter Timber Regulations - Jakarta Globe

WWF Welcomes EU Application of Tighter Timber Regulations - Jakarta Globe | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
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WWF Welcomes EU Application of Tighter Timber Regulations
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Nazir, however, noted that the EUTR was still only dealing with the legality of products and not whether the products was produced in a sustainable manner.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, March 6, 2013 12:53 PM

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) since March 3rd imposes responsibilities to develop a risk management system for E.U. traders' who place timber and timber products on the EU market.  The Regulation is legally binding on all 27 EU Member States.