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Aquatic species dominate UN-backed scientific meeting

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Experts recommend measures to reduce unsustainable trade in corals, dolphins,
sharks and seahorses, among other species.

 

Leading scientists meet to discuss the criteria for listing sharks and other aquatic species

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Exploitation levels of sturgeons, snakes, tortoises and freshwater turtles also under review
 

CITES Secretary-General expresses grave concern over reports of mass elephant killings in Cameroon

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Geneva, 28 February 2012 – The Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), John E. Scanlon, has expressed grave concern over recent reports of the poaching of close to 450 elephants in Bouba Ndjida National Park in northern Cameroon.

World's wild tiger range countries agree on police and customs enforcement measures for nearly-extinct species

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New CITES collaboration engages industry partners and global investors

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Innovative financing to help expand capacity of countries to combat poaching
and illegal wildlife trade and promote sustainable use

 

Tiger Seminar targets criminal trafficking in nearly extinct species

WHAT: Heads of Police and Customs Seminar on Tiger Crime
WHEN: 10:20-12:30 (BKK) 14 February, 2012 (Registration: 10am)
WHERE: Plaza Athénée Hotel, Thanon Witthayu (Wireless Rd), Bangkok Thailand +662.650.8800
MEDIA INQUIRIES: John Bleho john.bleho@unodc.org +662.288.2091 (o) +6681.750.0539 (m)

 

New African Elephant Fund approves first set of projects

 

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Fighting illegal trade and accessing expertise to care for confiscated animals

 

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WAZA signs a cooperation agreement with CITES today in Geneva

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CITES Secretary-General praises Project Predator

 

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