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International wildlife trade

International wildlife trade

a CITES sourcebook

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Published by World Wildlife Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (1973),
  • Endangered species -- Law and legislation.,
  • Wild animal trade -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-168) and index.

    Other titlesConvention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (1973)
    StatementGinette Hemley, editor.
    ContributionsHemley, Ginette.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3525 .I58 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6804642M
    LC Control Number00267314

    ‘In this book Simon Lyster has rendered a most valuable service to the cause of conservation of nature worldwide by setting out in detail the purposes and provisions of the major international treaties and conventions designed to give the remaining wild places and populations of our world a reasonable chance of survival.’Cited by: The global wildlife trade includes primates, ivory from African elephants, orchids, live birds, reptile skins, butterflies, animal furs, and tropical fish. CITES, the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna and flora (the Washington Convention) was signed in providing a mechanism to regulate the trade in.

    Wildlife trade is one of the world's most pressing conservation challenges, affecting hundreds of millions of people and thousands of wildlife species. TRAFFIC is a leading non-governmental organisation working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest in.

      On April 15th, , ICCF supported the bipartisan leadership of the U.S. Congressional International Conservation Caucus in hosting a Virtual U.S. Congressional Caucus Briefing entitled, “Wildlife Trade, Origins of COVID, and Preventing Future Pandemics” to examine links between the commercial trade and consumption of wildlife and disease . Introduction. The true worth of the illegal wildlife trade is unknown. This multi-faceted and clandestine industry has disrupted fragile ecosystems and facilitated the spread of pathogens and novel infectious diseases in humans, domestic animals, and native wildlife,.The trade includes live and dead wildlife of multiple species that are captured, poached, and sold for food, .


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For more than two decades, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known as CITES, has been one of the largest and most effective conservation agreements in the world. By regulating international commerce in certain species -- from African elephants and exotic birds to hardwoods and bulbs -- the treaty limits trade in.

This guidebook to the international commerce in wildlife and wildlife products, provides a straightforward review of all aspects of wildlife trade, from international and national laws, poaching and smuggling to environmental and economic consequences of inadequate control.

Customer Reviews. International Wildlife Trade: A Cites Sourcebook by Ginette Hemley. For more than two decades, the Convention on International Trade in International wildlife trade book Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known as CITES, has been one of the largest and meffective conservation agreements in the world.

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Ina global ban on international ivory trade was instituted by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which regulates the wildlife trade and is signed by nations. The ivory trade collapsed and elephant populations recovered. International wildlife trade Due to the impacts of coronavirus on working arrangements, stakeholders are requested to contact the Wildlife Trade Sections via email rather than telephone.

Please email [email protected] with any questions about applying for a permit or for queries relating to existing permit applications. Wildlife trade can enhance the way societies and communities value nature, tipping the balance in favour of protecting it and against converting it for ‘economically productive’ uses.

On the other hand, trading wild species and their products internationally can pose serious threats. Critics say the EU's wildlife trade rule book is a mere copy and paste of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), an agreement of.

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Originally published in International Trade in Wildlife is a product of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora conference, containing the full text of the CITIES volume outlines the animals and plants controlled by CITIES, and describes the protective policies put in place to protect endangered Cited by: 9.

International trade in wildlife is big business, ‘estimated to be worth billions of dollars and to include hundreds of millions of plant and animal specimens’. The trade goes back for centuries, but there was a dramatic increase in its volume during the s and s.

The illegal wildlife trade is a growing problem driven by a number of factors (e.g. subsistence, alternative medicine, accessories, the pet trade).

Wildlife trade is by no means always a problem and most wildlife trade is legal. However, it has the potential to be very damaging.

Populations of species on earth declined by an average 40% between and - and the second-biggest direct threat to species survival, after habitat destruction, is wildlife trade.

The same month, the Declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on the Transportation of Illegal Wildlife Products, which outlines 11 commitments to help bring an end to the illegal trade in wildlife, was signed by some 40 corporations, agencies and organizations, including Maersk Line, Kenya Airways, IATA and the World.

Wildlife trade is the international trade (import and export) of wildlife and products made from wildlife. When legal, wildlife trade can be regulated through laws to protect and minimize impacts to biodiversity. Live wildlife is imported for the pet trade. Some examples of wildlife products include skins, food, medicines, etc.

Trade in. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy 'This book provides the reader with a fascinating set of debates about the ethical, biological and socio-economic issues that arise in attempting to regulate the wildlife trade.' Development and Change The regulation of the trade in wildlife is by:.

PHOTOGRAPHERS AGAINST WILDLIFE CRIME™ are an international group of award winning photographers who have joined forces to use their powerful and iconic images to help bring an end to the wildlife trade in our lifetime " Photographers Against Wildlife Crime urgently challenge us to reconsider our relationship with nature" NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC.THE TRADE IN WILDLIFE SCE iii Contents Contents iii Acknowledgements v Foreword from A.

González, ITC vi Foreword from I. Andersen, IUCN vii Abbreviations viii Executive summary ix Chapter 1 Impact of wildlife trade 1 Chapter 2 International wildlife trade, conservation and livelihoods 2 1.

Background and key concepts 2 2. Conservation impacts of wildlife trade 3. Wildlife trade is the very heart of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development providing an income for some of the least economically affluent people and it generates considerable revenue nationally.

In Asia the unsustainable trade in wildlife has been identified as one of the main conservation challenges. Internationally, wildlife trade is regulated Cited by: