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More lives lost as lion fatally mauls young woman at “sanctuary”

Thu, 03/07/2013
More lives lost as lion fatally mauls young woman at “sanctuary”

VIDEO: A legal perspective on Canada's commercial seal hunt and its WTO challenge

Fri, 03/08/2013

Last week I shared a video overview from the first seal ban hearing at World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland.

The dispute process is very complicated so I invited our trade advisor, Hannes Schloemann to share his perspective and further explain.

Hannes is a trade lawyer based in Geneva who works with WTO rules on a daily basis and follows most trade disputes.

北极熊保护提案遭否决

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Thu, 03/07/2013
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        今天,在《濒危野生动植物种国际贸易公约》(CITES)缔约国大会上,为已濒危的北极熊争取更多保护的提案遭到与会代表否决。

        美国和俄罗斯支持该提案,希望能将北极熊物种提升至CITES附录I,这样将有效禁止北极熊制品的国际贸易。而加拿大、欧盟、挪威和一些国家却对该提案表示了反对。

         “我们本来再一次获得了一个用行动保护北极熊的机会,可是又失败了。北极熊在上届CITES大会上就遭遇过同样的厄运,而这次的结果更加令人失望。”IFAW北美洲地区总代表Jeff Flocken说,“现在我们对北极熊不能提供最大限度保护的每一年,都成为这个代表性物种走向灭绝的倒计时。”

        目前仅剩2万到2.5万头野生北极熊分布在加拿大、格陵兰、挪威、俄罗斯及美国。北极熊研究专家相信到2050年,全球北极熊数量将会减少三分之二。

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泰国曼谷
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L'arrêt de mort de l'ours polaire signé à la CITES

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Thu, 03/07/2013
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Bangkok, Thaïlande
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Adrian Hiel (IFAW EU)
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Polar Bears Stuffed at CITES

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Thu, 03/07/2013
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Supported by the United States and Russia, the proposal sought to uplist the species to Appendix I, which would have effectively banned international commercial trade of polar bear parts and products. Canada, the European Union, Norway and several other nations vocally opposed the proposal.

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Spotlight: INTERPOL’s Project WEB gaat de strijd aan met online wildlifecriminaliteit

Thu, 03/07/2013
Spotlight: INTERPOL’s Project WEB gaat de strijd aan met online wildlifecriminal

Het eerste internationaal gecoördineerde onderzoek naar online-handel in ivoor is een feit.

Lion kills worker at Calif. Sanctuary

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Wed, 03/06/2013
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Wed, 03/06/2013
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Wed, 03/06/2013 (All day)
City: 
Dunlap
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California
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Human Death
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Lion kills woman interning at Calif. sanctuary
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Lion kills worker at Calif. Sanctuary
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A 26-year-old intern was attacked and killed by a 4-year-old male lion at the Project Survival's Cat Haven non-profit preserve near Fresno, California. It is unknown why the intern was inside the lion's enclosure when the male lion attacked her. The lion had lived at the preserve since it was 8-weeks-old. Following the attack, the lion was shot and killed by a deputy from the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.

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USA Today
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Michael Winter
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