All Press Releases for Wildlife trade

30th May 2007
At the 54th meeting of the SC in October 2006, delegates and conservation organizations were caught off-guard by a last-minute decision recommending Japan as a trading partner for the stockpiles. This decision was made without the knowledge o Read more »
29th May 2007
Proposals that would allow for the international commercial trade of elephant ivory are heating up to be the most contentious of the dozens of proposals to be voted on.  Kenya and Mali have partnered together in an effort to protect global el Read more »
25th May 2007
A majority of citizens in several European countries support a 20-year total ban on international ivory trade. A series of polls just completed in key EU Member States, together representing some 320 million European citizens, show overwhelming le Read more »
25th May 2007
News of these fatal attacks on those charged with protecting endangered wildlife is prescient given the upcoming 14th meeting of parties to the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES). Overstretched and under-resourced Read more »
22nd May 2007
"Our rangers paid the ultimate prize - human life. But their deaths will not be in vain. We remain vigilant and dedicated to our call - to stamp out poaching and preserve Kenya's wildlife heritage," said Dickson Lesimirdana, Head of Anti- Poaching Read more »
18th May 2007
Kenya and Mali have proposed a 20-year moratorium on ivory trade arguing that one-off ivory sales in select countries opens up markets, both legal and illegal, and lures poachers. “It would be suicidal to allow a new one-off sale or annual q Read more »