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Political advocacy news
Namibia, South Africa and Botswana urged Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora ( Read more »
On Sunday I had the privilege of joining a group of committed animal welfare and conservation advocates, including members Read more »
Yesterday saw the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Tencent, eBay, TRAFFIC, the Chinese government and a senior Read more »
Yesterday saw the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Tencent, eBay, TRAFFIC, the Chinese government and a senior Watch Video »
Years of work protecting animals from trade will come to fruition in the next two weeks. And the International Fund for Watch Video »
This piece was co-authored by John Scanlon, Secretary General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Watch Video »
It’s nearly spring in Canada. The snow is beginning to melt, the maple sap is flowing, and the ice floes on the east Watch Video »
“The endangered Barbary macaque could get a new chance at survival at CITES CoP17” For the first time in 30 years, Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) will discuss increasing the level of protect Read more »
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 dome Read more »
Conservationists were jubilant this evening as CITES voted once and for all to abandon the controversial Decision Making Mechanisim (DMM) for a process to trade in ivory. While the decision became a nail-biter in the final moments, those wanting to e Read more »
Big business, Government agencies and the NGO community are uniting forces in a joint bid to protect endangered wildlife from online wildlife crime during a unique event at the CoP17 meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Spec Read more »
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will hold its 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP 17) from 24 September to 5 October 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The survival of many species will be Read more »
Sri Lankan Delegate to IUCN announces Asian Elephants & Whales Conference to take place September 2017 The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), today announced they will be serving as technical partners Read more »
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sponsors a Conference of the Part Read more »
The result of a comprehensive analysis of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Read more »
In this day and age when oversimplification is the norm and the nuances of our complex value systems are overshadowed by a Read more »
Devil Rays are distinguished from other rays by their elongated wing-like pectoral fins. These large filter feeders eat low Read more »
A petition signed by tourists and locals pledging not to eat whale meat in Iceland and calling on the country’s Read more »
The recent update from the Great Elephant Census (GEC), which has been underway across the African continent over the past Read more »