Tagged: CITES

Elephant Poaching Levels Stabilise

The number of illegally killed elephants across Africa has finally stabilised. After years of rising poaching levels which have dropped the enigmatic species into a crisis, the number of individual elephants being killed...

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Cacti crisis

According to new research, one third of all cacti species are now endangered. This puts the cacti above most types of animals in the endangered species list The study was a collaborative effort...

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CITES protection of sharks and manta rays

Yesterday, the 14th September 2014, marked a turning point for the protection of sharks and manta rays in the wild, with tighter regulations on the international trade of five species of commercially valuable sharks and all...

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