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EU, China and India Thrash Out Deal on Tigers
World  (tags: cites, countries, conservation, banning tiger trade, conservation )

- 3316 days ago -
An agreement reached at a UN meeting on wildlife trade in Doha could see countries treating illegal trade in tiger parts as seriously as arms and drug trafficking, but campaigners have cautioned that words must be turned into action.
Tourism Boosted as CITES Backs Ivory Trade Ban
World  (tags: tourism, cites, backs ivory trade ban, african elephants )

- 3320 days ago -
Kenya's opposition to ivory trade got a major boost after an influential watchdog backed the ban offering a rare support to tourism industry.
Efforts to Save Tiger Have 'Failed Miserably': CITES
World  (tags: CITES, UN wildlife trade body, tigers, extinction, protection failing, tragedy, reports, worldwide demise )

- 3324 days ago -
Thirty-five years of efforts to save tigers in the wild have been "failed miserably" and the great cat is walking ever closer to extinction, the head of the UN's wildlife trade body warned on Monday. "If we use tiger numbers as a performance
EU Leaving Polar Bears Out In The Cold
World  (tags: cites, EU, refusal, US proposal, protect polar bears, end polar bear trade )

- 3324 days ago -
NRDC is working to get better protection for polar bears at the 15th CITES. Two days into the conference, more details have emerged as to why one key player, the European Union, is currently opposing the US proposal to uplist polar bears from Appendix II
CITES Can Help Save Tuna and Tigers
World  (tags: cites, worldwide, wildlife trade, protection, bluefin tuna, tigers )

- 3330 days ago -
The largest ever wildlife trade convention (known as CITES Cop15) starts on 13 March. It's a unique chance for world governments to protect our oceans, as well as halting a worldwide poaching crisis.
Looking for Clues in the Ivory Jungle
World  (tags: africa, ivory trade, elephant poaching, elephants, CITES, Asia, governments, politics )

- 4331 days ago -
Willem Wijnstekers gave more answers on ivory than anything else - in particular, on the question of whether even a very limited legal ivory trade would stimulate elephant poaching.

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