Scientists have confirmed a ‘catastrophic decline’ in vaquita numbers due to bycatch in illegal fishing nets set to capture the endangered totoaba fish. Only around 60 individuals remain of the world’s smallest and most critically endangered cetacean species, a decline of more than 92 per cent since 1997
Our forest and wildlife campaigners will be in Geneva on Monday for the week-long 66th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)
A recent survey by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) of marine product sellers in southern China and Hong Kong revealed a continuing illegal trade in a banned fish species which, if left unchecked, will lead to the extinction of the vaquita – the world’s most endangered marine mammal.
The Spring 2015 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, featuring an overview of key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features, Botswana showing progress in fighting wildlife crime and lots more