Thai prime minister must seize spotlight to end ivory tradeBangkok, Thailand - As host of a critical wildlife trade meeting opening, WWF and TRAFFIC urge the Thai prime minister to ban ivory trade in the country when she addresses world governments Sunday.
Thai prime minister announces end to ivory tradeBangkok, Thailand – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today pledged to end ivory trade in Thailand, seizing a key opportunity to stem global wildlife trafficking. Her statement came after the call of nearly 1.5 million WWF and Avaaz supporters.
Miss Universe to lend super support for strong action on wildlife trade“You don’t need superpowers to be a hero. Stop Wildlife Crime!” is the message that Natalie Glebova, Miss Universe 2005 and WWF supporter, delivered to delegates from over 170 countries attending the opening day of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) taking place in Bangkok on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Help ban Thailand’s ivory trade. Your voice counts to save elephants.
WWF-Thailand invites you to a special event to see Thailand’s biggest origami elephant and to add your own origami elephant to help ban the ivory trade and save Africa’s elephants! Thursday 21 February 2013 Eden Zone,1st Floor, Central World, 3-5pm
Elephant origami event draws support for ban on ivory trade in Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand - WWF and TRAFFIC today hosted a special event in Bangkok to help raise awareness about the plight of Africa’s elephants and to urge Thais to add their names in support of a ban on the ivory trade in Thailand.
Leonardo DiCaprio Joins WWF to Launch “Hands Off My Parts” Initiative to Stop Wildlife Crime
‘Revenge’ Stars Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman Launch PSA for WWF’s ‘Hands Off My Parts’ Wildlife Crime Initiative
Poachers kill at least 89 elephants in Chad
Governments start to rein in ivory and rhino horn trade, give sharks and timbers better protection at wildlife trade meeting
Polar bears, WWF and CITES trade bans
Statement: Carlos Drews responses to decisions from world governments to offer better protection for rhinosCarlos Drews, head of WWF’s delegation at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) issued the following statement today in response to decisions from world governments to offer better protection for rhinos:
Apes swing into CITESGovernments at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, today agreed to develop a comprehensive reporting mechanism on the illegal killing and trade of great apes.
Governments fall short on immediate efforts to curb illegal ivory trade at wildlife trade meeting
Large numbers of threatened reef fish still traded
New study reveals scale of persistent illegal Tiger trade
Central African elephants heading toward extinction
Poachers kill over 11,000 elephants in Gabon
New agreement between South Africa and Vietnam - A turning point in tackling rhino poaching crisis, say WWF, TRAFFIC
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by H.E. Edna Molewa, Minister for the South African Department of Water and Environmental Affairs and H.E. Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam during a visit by Minister Molewa to Vietnam.