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  • Chinese Pangolin

    What does the new trade ban mean for pangolin conservation?


    Pangolins gained the highest levels of protection under CITES with the decision to bring in a ban on international trade. Dan Challender from IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Co-Chair of IUCN’s SSC Pangolin Specialist Group looks at what this means for the...

  • Leopard

    Keeping leopards in the spot(light) at CITES


    At the 17th Congress of Parties of the Convention on Illegal Trade in Endangered Species (CITES CoP17) in Johannesburg, a side event reinforced the fact that leopards (Panthera pardus) need to stay in the spotlight and remain a conservation priority.

  • White rhinos in Kenya

    IUCN informs key decisions at the CITES conference on wildlife trade


    This article was also published in The Huffington Post At the recently concluded 17th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP17) – the largest meeting of its kind ever...

Last updated - Tue, 25 Oct 2016
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