Fifty-seven Parties to CITES have voted against a motion from Namibia claiming that a proposal to regulate domestic ivory markets is inadmissible as outside the scope of the Convention.
The United States stated that “Parties have addressed domeRead more »
On World Elephant Day, online companies unite against wildlife cybercriminals by adopting measures to fight illegal wildlife trade
On World Elephant Day, leading e-commerce and social media companies are implementing critical steps to stop the saleRead more »
A training workshop to increase the expertise of law enforcement officers from customs, federal police, airport police and, Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) as CITES management authorities based at Bole International Airport, to combaRead more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was appalled to learn that Green Mile Safari—the same organisation responsible for a hunting video showing shocking animal abuse in 2014—has been awarded a 2016 hunting permit.
“IFAWRead more »
Trophy Hunting Remains Prevalent Problem Worldwide
One year ago, an arrow was fired into Cecil, a beloved lion, commencing a heartbreak that would be felt around the world. Cecil, was lured, wounded by an arrow, then ruthlessly tracked for approximatRead more »
Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic aRead more »