Tag: illegal wildlife trade
London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade a success
Ernie Cooper February 14, 2014
This has been quite the week for those folks that work to end illegal hunting and illegal trade in wildlife. As you may already be aware, the London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade ended successfully yesterday. At this unprecedented event the Heads of State, Ministers and high level representatives of 46 countries endorsed the London Declaration which commits them to undertaking “decisive and urgent action” to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.
U.S. unveils a National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking as World Leaders Gather
Ernie Cooper February 12, 2014
Yesterday, almost in prelude, the White House unveiled its first-ever National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. This strategy was developed by the Presidential Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking. Both WWF and TRAFFIC sit on this council.
World leaders gather in London to tackle illegal wildlife trade
Ernie Cooper February 3, 2014
On February 12-13, heads and ministers of around 50 governments from around the world will meet at the London Conference to agree how to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.