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Illegal Take and Trade of Marine Turtles in the IOSEA region

WWF-IOSEA Fact sheet based on the IOSEA synthesis paper

Executive Summary and Full Draft Synthesis paper

Further reading

Marine turtle trade online news featured on the IOSEA Website and on other websites

List of organisations active in the fight against marine turtle trade in the IOSEA region

How you can get involved

Activities of the IOSEA Working Group to address issues related to marine turtle trade


List of organisations active in the fight against marine turtle trade in the IOSEA region

If you are interested to learn more about ongoing initiatives undertaken by organisations engaged in the fight against illegal wildlife trade in the IOSEA region, you may wish to visit the following websites:


UN bodies

— CBD (Convention on Biological Diversity). http://www.cbd.int/

— CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora). http://www.cites.org/

— Interpol. http://www.interpol.int/

— ICCWC (International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime). http://www.cites.org/eng/prog/iccwc.php

— UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime). http://www.unodc.org/

— WCO (World Customs Organization). http://www.wcoomd.org/


Regional intergovernmental networks

— ASEAN-WEN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations - Wildlife Enforcement Network). http://www.asean-wen.org/

— SAWEN (South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network). http://www.sawen.org.za/


Non-Govermental Organisations (NGOs)

BornFree Foundation. http://www.bornfree.org.uk/animals/turtles/

Conservation International. http://www.conservation.org/Pages/default.aspx

Freeland Foundation. http://www.freeland.org/

Naucrates. http://www.naucrates.org/

ProFauna Indonesia. http://www.profauna.net/id

Robin des Bois. http://www.robindesbois.org/

TRAFFIC. http://www.traffic.org/

Save Our Species (SOS) Initiative (IUCN, GEF and World Bank). http://www.sospecies.org/

World Wildlife Fund (WWF). http://www.worldwildlife.org/

UNEP © IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU Secretariat, c/o UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific,
United Nations Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok, 10200, Thailand
Tel: + (662) 288 1471 ; Fax: + (662) 288 3041 / 288 1029; E-mail: IOSEA Secretariat