international wildlife - updates

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Wildlife meet to save species opens in S.Africa

Sep 25, 2016 - 1:10 AM

Over the next 12 days thousands of conservationists and top government officials are due to thrash out international trade regulations aimed at protecting different species

Botswana conference heightens alarm over illegal wildlife trade

Mar 26, 2015 - 11:04 AM

The event comes up with few new ideas on how the tackle the damage wrought by illegal traffickers on species ranging from elephants and tigers to sea turtles and pangolins

CONTRABAND. Confiscated smuggled African elephant tusks hidden in a carry-on suitcase displayed during a press conference at Customs Department in Bangkok, Thailand, 30 August 2013. Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

Thailand faces trade ban over ivory failings – CITES

Jul 12, 2014 - 8:19 AM

UPDATED Bangkok is under additional pressure to report back by next January on the steps it has taken to bolster recent laws that CITES claims are insufficient