CITES CoP17 – 24 Sept to 5 Oct 2016

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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES), will hold the seventeenth regular meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17) in South Africa, September 24 to October 5, 2016. IWB is keen for the United Kingdom and United States to take a lead role in …

Wild CRU and Panthera Announce the Cecil Lion Summit

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Meeting of World Leaders in Lion Conservation Convened by WildCRU and Panthera at the Recanati-Kaplan Centre in Oxford in 2016. The announcement in August 2015 by Wild CRU and Panthera  is that they are “organizing and hosting a landmark summit for range wide lion conservation in 2016, in honour of Cecil the lion, whose death triggered …

World Rhino Day – 22 Sept 2015

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World Rhino Day Website – To highlight the plight of the rhinoceros, Tuesday the 22 September 2015 has been designated as “World Rhino Day”- #WorldRhinoDay Rhino populations are under sever threat from poaching to satisfying demand across swathes of Asia, where rhino horn is considered to have medicinal properties and is …