For this project we would like to study and film the current situation of wildlife trade in Eastern Indonesia and start discussions with the communities about the most sustainable solutions for its mitigation. 441 likes 1 talking about this.
Informing News about Illegal Wildlife Trade Wildlife Conflict and Wildlife Crime from Indonesia.
Illegal wildlife trade in indonesia. At first they traded wildlife animals on Facebook and Blackberry Messenger Noviar Andayani country director of WCS said in Jakarta. Sun bears have been protected in the country since 1973 yet the illegal trade in live bears their parts and derivatives all persist. Based on a data by WWF-Indonesia 85 of the animals traded coming from nature and resulted from illegal hunting.
According to the International Enforcement Agency IEA the value. 440 likes 2 talking about this. FATF publications on Money Laundering and Illegal Wildlife Trade translated into the Indonesian language.
Despite being the fourth most lucrative trade globally illegal wildlife trade IWT is often overshadowed by more prominent criminal ventures such as drug trafficking and arms dealing. TEMPOCO Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Police Special Crime investigators arrested YI in an illegal wildlife trade in Bekasi on Wednesday January 27. Some 89 individuals were arrested in the 52 sting operations.
There are certain places in the world where wildlife trade is particularly threatening. Wildlife traders in Indonesia clearly have little fear of law-enforcement action. Indonesia Wildlife Sanctuary.
Illegal logging currently accounts for 73-88 UNEP figure of deforestation in Indonesia and is driven by consumer demand in developed nations. One reason is because of the rampant illegal wildlife trade within and outside Indonesia. In previous years even more birds than seen in these January seizures were recovered from traffickers in a shorter time span.
The illegal wildlife trade is not only a serious threat to wildlife but also responsible for the potential emergence and spread of many zoonotic diseases that can cause human pandemics. Since 2019 the Financial Action Task Force FATF has prioritized its focus on money laundering and environmental crimes starting. The Indonesia Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the island of Sulawesi.
It was revealed in the forum that the country lost more than Rp 9 trillion 657 million from the illegal trade with almost 70 cases reported in the first. As a country with mega-biodiversity Indonesia continues to be the source of exotic wildlife and the illegal trade is worth over 10 million a year Arnold said in his opening speech. Data from Wildlife Crime Unit WCU an anti-illegal wildlife trade unit formed by the Wildlife Conservation Society-Indonesia Program WCS-IP show that 91 sting operations were conducted in 2016.
These issues have threatened and caused biodiversity loss for both terrestrial and marine species among them song birds and sharks. Indonesias Songbird Crisis has nearly driven the endemic Javan Green Magpie to extinction. He camouflaged himself as a normal animal trader.
Indonesia as one of the countries in Asia that owns a bountiful natural resources and biodiversity makes this country a source and destination for wildlife trade. Dynamics of illegal wildlife trade in Indonesian markets over two decades illustrated by trade in Sunda Leopard Cats. The WCU were involved in 52 of the sting ops.
Wildlife Conservation Society or WCS on Friday 1310 said at least 40 percent of illegal wildlife traders in Indonesia have been using online platforms to make transactions since 2011. Informing News about Illegal Wildlife Trade Wildlife Conflict and Wildlife Crime from Indonesia. Their programmes include rescue rehabilitation and release of animals back to the wild.
These areas are called wildlife trade hotspots They include Chinas international borders trade hubs in EastSouthern Africa and Southeast Asia the eastern borders of the European Union some markets in Mexico parts of the Caribbean parts of Indonesia and New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. International regulations are also ignored. Jakarta Indonesia 15 December 2020 – Money Laundering is a serious criminal offence that fuels and facilitates all forms of transnational organized crime.
The authorities caught the suspect red-handed when YI was trading protected wildlife such as the Sumatran orangutan Nias parrots and langurs. The sanctuarys aim is to tackle the illegal trade in wildlife as well as to protect the important ecosystems and living conditions in the wild. Indonesia is no stranger to large scale illegal wild bird trade and massive seizures it is estimated that more than 45000 illegally traded live birds were seized in Indonesia from 2018 to 2019.