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Born Free Foundation Aug 27
We're incredibly thankful the commercial sales of wild-caught from Zimbabwe and Botswana to captive facilities has been banned! 🐘 Thank you for all your amazing support!
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Defenders of Wildlife Sep 8
ICYMI: 9 animals received increased protections & more than 130 species won protections for the 1st time at . The summit aims at managing the multibillion-dollar wildlife trade while preventing endangered wildlife from extinction: via
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Humane Society Int'l Aug 28
ANOTHER WIN FOR ANIMALS! 👏 voted to ban international commercial trade in Asian small-clawed & smooth coated otters. They're believed to be the most common species in illegal wildlife trade due to habitat loss & demand for them as pets & in cafe attractions.
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WWF News Aug 28
A critical global meeting on wildlife trade - - just wrapped up in Geneva, with stronger protection for some species, but lingering questions for others. WWF's closing statement:
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swissinfo.ch Aug 28
Two weeks of intense and occasionally heated discussions about the global trade in wild animals and plants have concluded in Geneva.
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Humane Society Int'l Aug 28
Replying to @HSIGlobal
You can learn more about voting to ban the international trade in Asian small-clawed & smooth-coated otters here:
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CITES Aug 28
highlights: conference responds to crisis by strengthening int'l trade regime for
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Dina Fine Maron Aug 28
At a meeting of the most important wildlife treaty you've never heard of a big decision got made: African elephants can now rarely be caught in the wild and sent to faraway zoos, my story
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CITES Aug 29
With 18 new species added to its Appendix II, is going full steam ahead to ensure of marine resources. But the hard work of implementation only begins following the listing
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UNCTAD Aug 30
To help combat illegal trade in wildlife, UNCTAD unveiled at a cloud-based system dubbed “eCITES BaseSolution”, to enable countries to better control the legal trade of endangered species.
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EU Environment Aug 28
🆕 protecting 🦈 Shortfin & longfin mako sharks are now listed in Appendix II of the This means from now on, their trade will be closely controlled 🛂 We want to thank all delegations & allies who made this proposal, co-sponsored by the 🇪🇺, a reality!
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EU Environment Sep 2
🆕 welcomes positive outcomes at World Wildlife Conference in Geneva 🦋 All 12 proposals concerning particular animal or plant species put forward or co-sponsored by the 🇪🇺 were adopted 🦈🌳 Together for 🦎
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Teresa Lappe-Osthege 13h
The fact that was key point of discussions at shows that it's receiving more attention. But we know too little about its extent because it involves many non-CITES listed species. has a helpful write-up ⬇️
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United Nations Aug 26
World Wildlife Conference continues this week to address wildlife crime & to strengthen trade rules for elephants, exotic pets, fisheries, timber & more. Follow for updates.
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World Animal Protection Aug 26
Amazing news for Asian otters 🎉🎊! have committed to giving greater protections to Asian otters. This decision is a step in the right direction for otters suffering at the hands of criminals
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United Nations Aug 29
World Wildlife Conference closes with adoption of new measures strengthening trade rules for wildlife threatened by extinction.
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The Revelator 16h
CITES Protection for Tokay Geckos: What Does It Really Mean?
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Racing Extinction Aug 30
Good news! Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally at
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EU Environment Sep 9
You said ugly? Holothurians - or sea cucumbers - are key to decay organic matter in the sea. It is important to protect them for healthy marine ecosystems. This is what we secured at 📷 Andrew Harrison
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Defra UK Aug 29
. has tightened rules to protect and monitor trade in some of our most endangered : ✔️ 🦒 ✔️ 🦈 ✔️ 🐘 - a ban on live exports The UK team has been working at to protect global .
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