Posted by: APO | 3 October 2016

CITES Members Urged to Close Domestic Ivory Markets; Strongest CITES Protections Signal Hopeful Future for African Grey Parrots

Member nations of a key global wildlife trade treaty today delivered a critical victory in the battle to save elephants from the devastating impacts of ivory trafficking by agreeing to clamp down on the sale of ivory within their borders. The United States, which recently enacted its own unilateral restrictions on the sale of African elephant ivory, called on the signatories to the Convention on the… Read more on


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