wildlife trafficking

Ivory may finally become a relic of a painful and destructive age of commodifying wildlife, and elephants may be spared widespread regional extinction if China can implement its 2017 ban on ivory within the year, as planned.
It's a strange position to be in halfway through the meeting. By Wednesday afternoon, we'll actually know the fate of entire
At the recently concluded 17th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP17) - the largest meeting of its kind ever held - IUCN helped inform a number of landmark decisions on regulating sustainable and legal trade.
In one of the biggest wins for elephants, the presidents of China and the United States agreed last year to enact near-total
Financial markets love predictability and hate mixed messages. When messaging is ambiguous, it can send the markets into a tailspin. The same can be said for conservation. To address the threat of the illegal wildlife trade, the message we send must be direct and unwavering.
The reason Kenya needs to set these pyres ablaze and put all these trophies beyond economic use publicly is to guarantee
Better regulation of the import and reexport of birds is essential. In addition to revision of CITES reporting methods, authorities
Between 2000 and 2013, more than 27,000 seizures of tiger derivatives were reported to CITES, mainly originating in China
"This crisis can be stopped. We know where the animals are that we need to protect."
A new law in Hawaii is being hailed as one of the strongest anti-wildlife trafficking measures in the nation.
Remarkably, a few priorities have broken through the partisan gridlock as things that appropriators from both parties agree that the U.S. budget should support. For the past few years, wildlife trafficking has been one of those priorities.