BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Earth Matters  >  Southeast Asia: At the heart of wildlife trade

Southeast Asia: At the heart of wildlife trade

Elizabeth John, Senior Communications Officer, TRAFFIC Southeast Asia

02-Mar-20 15:00

Southeast Asia: At the heart of wildlife trade

A report released by wildlife trade monitoring organisation Traffic has concluded that a new strategy is urgently needed to curb wildlife trafficking in southeast Asia, one of the world’s biggest biodiversity hotspots. The report, titled Southeast Asia: At the heart of wildlife trade, has detailed how organised criminal networks aided by wildlife cybercrime, inadequate laws and dismal conviction rates are allowing illegal trade to flourish. We find out more about the report, and what needs to be done to curb 'jaw-dropping' wildlife trafficking in southeast Asia, from Elizabeth John, the Senior Communications Officer at TRAFFIC Southeast Asia.

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureEarth MattersSoutheast Asiawildlife tradewildlife traffickingorganised criminal networkswildlife cybercrimeillegal tradeEnergy, EnvironmentGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingInternet, e-Business, e-commerceSocial Enterprises, Non-ProfitsEconomy, MarketsEnvironment/SustainabilityPolitics, News, Current Affairs


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : A Bit of Culture

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

H.E. Charles Hay, UK High Commissioner to Malaysia

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

The Property Show

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Kiran Jethwa, Founder & CEO of Fumase

10:30 AM

One Goal At A Time - Goh Miah Kiat, CEO, Karex

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

MSP with Matt Armitage

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

H.E. Charles Hay, UK High Commissioner to Malaysia

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Stay Home & Watch: In The Dark

3:05 PM

Good Things

Giving Students Equal Access to Social & Cultural Capital

4:05 PM

Health and Living

Doctor in the House: World Polio Day - Malaysia Ends Polio

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

KIV

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

8:05 PM

On The Ball

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture

10:00 PM

The Flow