Proposed return to ivory and rhino horn trading

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Banner image courtesy of Environmental Investigation Agency Petition: “Don’t let CITES delist Elephants and Rhinos as endangered animals!,” Care2Petitions The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES), will be holding its eighteenth Conference of the Parties (CoP18), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 23 May – 3 June 2019. …

Trophy Hunting in Zambia

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Banner: “Lady Liuwa” courtesy of NatGeoTV Petition – “Don’t Let Lions Become Extinct: Don’t Lift the Ban on Hunting Lions and Leopards!” to President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu; Minister of Tourism and Arts, Jean Kapata; Zambia Wildlife Authority. Petition – “High Time for a Complete and Permanent Ban on All Ivory Trade” …

EU’s Scientific Review Group Decisions

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Update: MEPs Written Declaration to European Parliament on Trophy Hunting, dated 18 January 2016 Some MEPs (including MEPs4Wildlife’s, MEP Catherine Bearder and MEP Neena Gill, plus 16 other cross-party MEPs) have lodged a formal “Written Declaration” on Trophy Hunting, calling for a review of EU policy to ensure that species listed within …

Are Lion Trophy Hunting Quotas Based on Science?

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The European Union’s (EU’s) Scientific Review Group (SRG) was due to meet on the 15 December 2015 to decide if the lion Trophy Hunting quotas proposed by Zambia and the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania) are sustainable. If not, should the EU prohibit imports of these trophies into the EU …