Editorial Wild tigers were supposed to have been put on the path to recovery in 1993 when trade in tiger products was banned. However, the numbers of wild tigers in its entire range, have continued to fall sharply, leading some experts to voice the opinion that the measure has failed. The big question of how… Continue reading Tiger Conservation: Itʼs Time to Think Outside the Box
By Nicholas Mrosovsky. Originally published in Kachhapa #5, on Sea Turtles of India. I am grateful to the editors of Kachhapa for their invitation to give an outside perspective on the arribadas of olive ridley turtles in India. From a distant viewpoint what I see is waste, waste, and waste. The first waste is that… Continue reading The Future of Ridley Arribadas in Orissa: From Triple Waste to Triple Win?
By J. Berney, IWMC World Conservation Trust. Foreword This paper has not been prepared as a contribution to the review of the CITES criteria for amendment of Appendices I and II. It is published relative to the broad discussion surrounding the potential listing of commercially-exploited marine resources and the related potential conflict between CITES and… Continue reading CITES and Commercial Fisheries Relationship between CITES and FAO and RMFOs
In November 1990, Lapointe was fired as Secretary-General of CITES. In March 1993, The U.N. Judicial System called this decision “arbitrary and capricious” and demanded that the Secretary-General of the United Nations recognise the high value of Lapointe’s services to CITES. Read the case and decision in full in the following two PDFs:
Originally published in Wildlife. On behalf of the Boni people of Kenya, Daniel Stiles puts forward the case that traditional hunting can go hand in hand with conservation.