As the sun rose this morning here in Trinidad and Tobago where I’m conducting field work, I was certain about two facts. First: Trinidadians and…View More New Obligations and Continuing Challenges in Shark Conservation
Conservation NGO WildLifeRisk has put out a press release describing a slaughterhouse for sharks in China’s Zhejiang province. Shark processing is nothing new, and can…View More Whale shark slaughterhouse exposed in China
eBay’s history is dotted with carcasses of endangered and vulnerable species. In 2000, the Sea Turtle Conservancy announced that a large selection of illegal hawksbill…View More Finding Endangered Life on eBay
CITES is the 1973 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, to which 175 nations are signatories. Along with the IUCN Red List, it’s one…View More Will marine conservation miss out at the next CITES meeting?
Hat tip to commenter Kelly. Consider the Bluefin Tuna. Highly prized meat, commercially valuable, the science points to serious over-harvesting, yet was not deemed by…View More Spawning in the Oil
Reuters reports that a veritable “Noah’s Ark” of endangered species with $650 thousand dollars was seized by the Chilean Navy two weeks ago. The boat…View More Ship of captive animals seized by Chile