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Meeting
#5681

CITES Standing Committee

27 November - 1 December 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting
#5652

Twenty-third meeting of the Plants Committee (CITES)

24 - 27 July 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting
#5650

Twenty-ninth meeting of the Animals Committee (CITES)

18 - 21 July 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

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#112531
2017-04-13

Commentary: Is the Endangered Species Act facing extinction?

Before we overhaul the Endangered Species Act, we should better understand what it means to deliberately allow a species to go extinct.

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#112519
2017-04-12

Canada missed deadline to raise objections about endangered species convention

Canada is alone among the world’s countries in issuing a blanket rejection of all proposed changes to an international convention on the trade in endangered species that would better protect animals and plants threatened with extinction.

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#112486
2017-04-10

Poachers kill one-horned rhinoceros in Nepal national wildlife park

Large numbers of rhinos once roamed parts of Nepal, but poachers and a civil war decimated the population. Now the country is working to protect existing rhinos while trying to grow the population.

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#112475
2017-04-07

Poaching Isn’t the Cheetah’s Only Problem

Humans isolate the rare cats with roads and fences—which can be as devastating as hunting them outright

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#112471
2017-04-06

Last-ditch attempt to save world's most endangered porpoise gets go-ahead

An ambitious effort to save a diminutive porpoise called the vaquita has received the official clearance to move forward.

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#112444
2017-04-04

'Selfie monkey' on the brink in Indonesia

Best known for its viral self-portrait, the crested black macaque is also a part of the local indigenous community's diet.

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#112404
2017-03-31

China plans panda preserve 3 times size of Yellowstone park

China is planning to create a preserve for the giant panda that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National Park in the western U.S.

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#112405
2017-03-31

China Focus: National park to drive revival of China's wild pandas

China plans to build a Giant Panda National Park spanning three provinces to help the endangered animals mingle and enrich their gene pool. Pandas isolated on six mountains in Gansu, Shaanxi and Sichuan will be able to come together in the proposed national park.

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#112410
2017-03-31

Rejoice, for manatees are no longer an endangered species

Sea cows have been taken off the U.S. Interior Department’s list of endangered species. The species has now been officially reclassified as threatened. The move has been condemned by conservationists who say it weakens protections for the giant marine mammal.

News Headlines
#112411
2017-03-31

Funding boost to help save England's rarest species from extinction

Efforts to save some of England’s rarest species, including the shrill carder bee and the chequered skipper butterfly, from extinction are being backed by £4.6m in lottery funding.

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#112374
2017-03-29

Swingers’ hookup program can find the right match for endangered species

Computer dating for animals? Finding the right matchup - using DNA rather than personality questionnaires - could help select the best partnerships for captive breeding programs.

News Headlines
#112357
2017-03-28

Roaming wild in the radiation zone: Endangered species are THRIVING around Chernobyl 30 years after nuclear disaster forced mankind to leave.

Endangered herds of wild horses gallop across open fields, moose stalk through dense woodland and hares skitter between thickets of shrubs.This could easily be one of the world's most pristine nature reserves, but in fact this is the exclusion zone around Chernobyl, the sight of the world's wors ...

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#112358
2017-03-28

Wild Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species feared wiped out by poaching.

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#112320
2017-03-23

Endangered ibises benefit from joining egret flocks

Birds benefit from flocking together -- even when they're not of a feather. According to a new study, China's endangered crested ibises benefit from joining forces with other, more visually-oriented bird species while searching for food.

News Headlines
#112303
2017-03-22

Rusty-patched bee finally gets its endangered listing

After many delays, the bumblebee has finally become the first in the continental US to be listed as endangered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

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#112305
2017-03-22

Ministry decrees Ogasawara coral extinct in red list of threatened species

The Environment Ministry has revealed its red list of threatened marine species for the first time, designating 56 as endangered species, including the sand tiger shark.

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#112114
2017-03-02

Hundreds of North American bee species face extinction: study

More than 700 of the 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii are believed to be inching toward extinction due to increased pesticide use leading to habitat loss, a scientific study showed on Wednesday.

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#112123
2017-03-02

Chinese White Dolphins Face Serious Extinction Threat

The Pearl River Estuary Chinese dolphin population is declining at about 2.5 percent per year and is fast approaching its minimum viability threshold.

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#112066
2017-02-23

Japan consumption habits harming 700 rare, endangered species

Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Japanese consumption habits are detrimental to more than 790 endangered and rare species of plants and animals, according to a university economist.

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#112039
2017-02-22

How acoustic monitoring gave us a last chance to save the vaquita

With only 30 animals left, the vaquita is the world’s most endangered cetacean and one of the most endangered mammals.

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