Trade bans and wildlife

Are CITES bans driving up demand for wildlife products?

An in-depth feature in Knowable Magazine  by Natasha Gilbert reports that scientists and wildlife trade experts worry CITES bans may be backfiring by driving up demand, arguing  the convention is  meant to help ensure wildlife trade meets people's needs while also safeguarding nature. Two examples of trade bans on wildlife and one on a plant species that saw an increase rather than decrease of...
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Summary of the sixty-ninth meeting of the CITES Standing Committee: 27 November to 1 December, 2017

Earth Negotiations Bulletin - A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations published the summary of the 69th Meeting of CITES Standing Committee, held 27 November to 1 December, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. "On Friday, the sixty-ninth meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES SC69) convened...
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