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A victory for Māui dolphins as US court bans some fish imports from New Zealand over fishing practices

The decision by a United States court to grant a preliminary injunction for some fish imports from New Zealand confirms that not enough has been done by the latter to protect critically endangered Māui dolphins from entanglement in fishing gear. EIA most recently made an intervention at the International Whaling Commission (IWC), asking the New […]

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What is CITES?

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement to which governments voluntarily adhere and which seeks to ensure that the trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival