The 65th Meeting of the Standing Committee (SC65) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) will take place in Geneva. Our campaigners will attend and urge Parties to stop stimulating demand in wildlife products focusing on Asian big cats (tigers), elephants and tropical forests.
Speakers at the recent Pretoria conference on rhino horn trade, where experts from around the world warned that South Africa would fail to control a legalised trade in rhino horn, have reacted with dismay, but no surprise, at the news that 40-70 rhino horns have been stolen from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency.
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The Autumn 2013 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, featuring an overview of key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features: The cool technology revolution that’s easier on the climate and lots more
The Spring 2013 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, giving you an overview of our key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features our exposé of China’s conservation double standard and lots more
Regardless of an international commitment under a UN treaty to phase them out, tiger farms still operate in China, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos. The tigers in these operations play no conservation role – from either a genetic diversity perspective or an educational perspective