European Union Suspends Re-export of Raw Ivory

17 May 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Brussels, Belgium, 17th May 2017—The European Commission has published a guidance document under which [Continue Reading…]

UN Issues Stamps Featuring CITES Species

17 May 2017 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva, 11 May 2017: The United Nations Postal Administration issued 12 stamps [Continue Reading…]

Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day

10 May 2017 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Bonn, 10 May 2017 – Migratory birds face an increasing number of threats while traveling huge distances. Their intercontinental [Continue Reading…]

Stronger Protection Needed for World’s Most Trafficked Mammals

08 May 2017 | International Fund for Animal Welfare News Release

Washington, DC – Today, Malaysian officials reported they had seized over 700 kilograms of pangolin scales, worth more [Continue Reading…]

Amur Tiger Released Back to Russia Wilderness

02 May 2017 | International Fund for Animal Welfare News Release

On April 29, 2017 a young, female Amur tiger named Filippa, was released into the Russian wilderness after almost two years [Continue Reading…]

CITES Strategy on Illegal Trade in Tortoises and Turtles

01 May 2017 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva / Singapore – Over 50 representatives from 15 countries across [Continue Reading…]

“Born in China” Helps to Protect Pandas and Snow Leopards

01 May 2017 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

BURBANK, Calif. (May 1, 2017) – Thanks to opening-week moviegoers, Disneynature and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are [Continue Reading…]

WTO Rules Against Saving Dolphins

01 May 2017 | Sierra Club News Release

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) authorized Mexico to impose an annual $163 million in trade sanctions against the [Continue Reading…]

Wildlife Trafficking in World’s Most Protected Areas

25 April 2017 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Gland, SwitzerlandA new WWF report published today urges for additional and immediate measures to halt the worrying [Continue Reading…]

Minke Whaling Season Due to Begin in Iceland

22 April 2017 | International Fund for Animal Welfare News Release

London – The minke whaling season is expected to start imminently in Iceland, with whales being cruelly harpooned so [Continue Reading…]

Volunteers Needed to Help Rare Seabirds

21 April 2017 | The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds News Release

The Northumberland Little Tern Project is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to protect vulnerable birds nesting along [Continue Reading…]

Designating Environmental Crime a High Priority

08 April 2017 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Brussels, Belgium, April 2017A hearing organized by MEPsforWildlife last week urged the European Union (EU) to [Continue Reading…]


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