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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Mexico: Protect Critically Endangered Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: turtles, preservation, endangered, CITES, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 384 days ago - takepart.com
North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles spend up to a decade feeding on small crabs in an area off the coast of Mexico's Baja California. Alarmingly, more than 1,000 North Pacific loggerheads die every year when they are accidentally caught up in fishermen's
Victory for Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises at CITES
Animals  (tags: turtles, preservation, endangered, CITES, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 502 days ago - enn.com
Several freshwater turtle and tortoise species are to be afforded greater protection as a result of successful conservation talks at the CITES meeting in Bangkok, Thailand
ACTION ALERT: Stop Funding CITES- They Are Part of the Problem Not the Solution ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: bangkok, horrendous animal market, wild animals, sold, abused, endangered, cites, unprotective )

Simone
- 1059 days ago - change.org
In Bangkok there is a market where every Sunday some shops openly sell wildlife which in theory is legally protected. Its been like this 10-20 years. Over million animals sold here which is literally walking distance to CITES Thailand office.
Conservation Groups Kicked Out of CITES Debate on Elephants
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animals, ivory trade, CITES, protection, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, habitat, environment, endangered, conservation, animalrights )

Cal
- 1075 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Standing Committee of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) tossed conservations NGOs out of the room during a debate on the rise in elephant poaching for illegal ivory.
Elephant Tusks for Black Market Seized
Animals  (tags: poaching, elephants, Tanzania, Kenya, China, Nigeria, crates containing ivory, illegal airport smuggling, CITES, sign petitions, African elephant, Asian elephant, black market trade, ivory stockpiles, Vietnam, Asian black market, ivory trade ban )

Deb
- 1132 days ago - bellaonline.com
Victories in Kenya and Vietnam airports reveal a cautionary tale about the continued prevalence of black market industries manipulating around international trade mandates to facilitate the ongoing demand for elephant tusks.
WWF URGES TUNA FISHERS TO HONOR CITES
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, fish, CITES, tuna, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 1528 days ago - goallover.org
CITES agreement calls for allowing bluefin stocks time to recover
CITES COP15 - THE WINNERS AND LOSERS
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, CITES, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1571 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
There were tears of both joy and despair following a mixed bag of results from last month's CITES Conference in Doha, Qatar. The stakes were high. Some Governments and organisations attending the meeting believed that CITES protection could prevent
Organised Poaching, Illegal Trade -- Why Tanzania Lost Out at Cites Meet
Animals  (tags: african elephants, illegal wildife trade, organized poaching elephant killing tanz, cites )

Simone
- 1581 days ago - theeastafrican.co.ke
A new investigation by a panel of international and local experts that implicated senior government officials in the illegal ivory trade and the rise in elephant poaching in Tanzania is believed to have led to the country being denied permission for a
Environmentalists Fume Over CITES' Failure to Protect Marine Life
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, marine life, protection, CITES, environment )

Cher Away
- 1584 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Aggressive lobbying from Asian nations led by Japan killed all efforts to protect marine species at a U.N. meeting, leaving environmentalists fuming Thursday that efforts to conserve bluefin tuna and sharks were undermined by commercial interests
Protection for Hammerhead and Oceanic Whitetip Sharks Rejected at CITES Meeting
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sharks, protection, CITES, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1585 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Japan and China on Tuesday torpedoed proposals to protect hammerhead and oceanic whitetip sharks -- heavily sought for their prized fins -- in the latest victory of fishing interests over global conservation efforts
CITES Fails to Agree New Tiger Farm Rules
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, farms, CITES, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1586 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
WWF has welcomed improvements on trade in tigers and other Asian big cat species at a United Nations meeting on wildlife trade.
Sharks Sold Out at CITES
Animals  (tags: diappointing, cites, sharks, unprotected, shark finning, extinction, endangered, disappearing )

Simone
- 1587 days ago - ifaw.org
Sharks were the big losers today. "CITES Parties voted by the slimmest of margins to protect porbeagle sharks, but rejected all other shark proposals at this meeting," said Dr Ralf Sonntag, Director IFAW Germany. "An Appendix II listing would have given
Bid to Reopen Elephant Ivory Trade Rejected
Animals  (tags: elephants, conservationalists, protection, ivory trade ban stands, proposal rejected, cites )

Simone
- 1587 days ago - all-creatures.org
Conservationists have welcomed the decision to reject a bid from Tanzania and Zambia to temporarily suspend a worldwide ban on trading in African elephant ivory so they can offload legal stockpiles in a one-off sale.
India Rejects Modification on China Tiger Farms By EU
Animals  (tags: tiger farms, india, china, tigers, modification rejected, cites, conservation )

Simone
- 1587 days ago - indianexpress.com
India has rejected a proposal by the European Union to modify an existing decision for China to phase out Chinese tiger farms.
Illegal Internet Wildlife Trading Discussions Come to a Head at CITES
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, illegal poaching, illegal trading, endangered species, protection, habitat, CITES, animalrights, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, extinction )

Murielle
- 1587 days ago - greenfudge.org
Discussions on illegal wildlife trade on the internet came to a head at the recent CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) event. Nearly 200 nations convened and voted on a number of issues, ranging from banning trade of ...
 

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