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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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EIA Briefing for SC74: Registration of Operation EOF Breeding Totoaba

At the 74th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Members will consider Mexico’s application to register captive breeding operation EOF for totoaba. Reasoning for why the Standing Committee should deny or delay the registration is presented.

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EIA Briefing for SC74: Totoaba (Report of the Secretariat)

Recommendations to address the illegal fishing of totoaba and trafficking of swim bladders in order to protect the vaquita, of which there are fewer than ten animals remaining on the planet. Presented at the 74th Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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EIA Briefing: key priorities and recommendations for SC74

Ahead of the 74th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), EIA has prepared comments and recommendations on agenda items relating to Elephants, Pangolins, Tigers and other Asian Big Cats, Rhinos, Totoaba, Saiga, enforcement and compliance matters.