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2010-03-15 09:34:03

Beyond the headline-grabbing proposals on bluefin tuna and ivory trade, the largest wildlife trade convention meeting this week will also address several timber-related issues – an often overlooked responsibility of the Convention on International Trade and Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES).

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2010-03-14 08:25:00

The head of the UN Wildlife trade organization said on Saturday that Atlantic bluefin tuna is in crisis and meets the criteria for a total ban on international trade.

2010-03-13 08:32:13

WWF and TRAFFIC welcome a World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS) statement urging its members not to use tiger bone or any other parts from endangered wildlife.

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2010-03-12 07:59:09

An international convention will meet next week to decide whether to grant requests from Tanzania and Zambia to lower the protection status of their elephants, allowing them to conduct one-time sales of stockpiled ivory.

2010-02-05 09:07:00

Secretariat of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species recommends increased trade protection for red and pink corals. GENEVA, Feb.

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2009-12-22 13:55:00

On the eve of a an international conference aiming to protect the world’s endangered species, a number of African nations are struggling to reach a consensus on whether they should allow new stockpiles of ivory to be dumped on the markets.

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2009-12-02 10:30:00

Rhino poaching worldwide is on the rise, according to a new report by TRAFFIC and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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2009-10-21 12:55:00

Environmental groups and international agencies are submitting their proposals to ban trade of certain products derived from endangered species.


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