Tag: convention-on-international-trade-in-endangered-species


World Elephant Day – time for global action beyond words

Today is World Elephant Day and around the globe actions and events are taking place to mark the occasion. While it reassuring that the plight of elephants remains in the public consciousness, the rate of poaching and illegal trade is still high, with large seizures continuing to be made and consumer markets growing


Act to help end tiger farms on International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day is a chance to reflect on the pressing need to stop tiger farming and to end demand for tiger parts and products, helping by not visiting tiger farms when on holiday to pose and play with captive tigers and urging governments to actively call for an end to all trade from wild or captive tigers