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11 June 2022
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1+1+1+1= more than 4'

The recently concluded Stockholm+50 Conference marked not only 50 years since the crucial conference on the Human Environment but also the origins, fifty years ago of four Conventions that have...
Environment Ministers speak at CITES Event
10 June 2022
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A move to more sustainable fishing in the Caribbean

80 representatives from Caribbean countries and the US have received training to better ensure the long-term sustainability of local marine species that are crucial for the livelihoods of communities in...
Conch Shell
01 June 2022
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Countdown to World Wildlife Conference

The countdown has begun to the 19th World Wildlife Conference which is taking place in Panama… and the event’s logo has been unveiled. Known more officially as the meeting of...
CITES CoP19 logo
23 May 2022
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What’s an NDF and why is it important?

One of the most important tools in conservation is being reviewed and overhauled thanks to funds from Germany, Switzerland and the European Union. The tool is called a Non-Detriment Finding...
Botanist studying tree
23 May 2022
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Blue BioTrade in the Caribbean

A new packet of measures designed to promote legal and sustainable trade, and bring economic benefits to local communities in the East Caribbean fishing industry, under the Blue BioTrade Project...
Queen Conch in Caribbean Sea
22 April 2022
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Happy Earth Day - Happy Mother Earth Day

Mother Earth Day message - April 2022 From CITES Secretary-General, Ivonne Higuero Happy Mother Earth Day to you. For many thousands of years, there have been peoples and cultures that...
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21 March 2022
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CITES celebrates International Forests Day

Today we celebrate International Forests Day and at the same time recognize how essential forests are for planetary health and human well-being. Our forests filter our water, clean our air...
Cites marks International Forests Day