Toothfish floundering after years without CITES protection

25. September 2016
Toothfish floundering after years without CITES protection

Johannesburg, South Africa, 25th September 2016—a fisheries management body has written to the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to report that many Parties are failing to co-operate with its trade regulations and even licencing illegal fishing vessels that catch Patagonian and Antarctic Toothfish in its waters.
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Atomtransporte im Norden: Ereignisreiche Woche

25. September 2016
Atomtransporte im Norden: Ereignisreiche Woche

Uranzug am Rangierbahnhof Maschen am 22.9. 16- Quelle Tim Christensen Aktivist*innen der Hamburger Kampagne gegen Atomtransporte haben eine ereignisreiche Woche hinter sich. Los ging es am vergangenen Sonntag mit dem Stadtfest in Buchholz i.d.N. Auf der Bio-Oase verteilte der Runde Tisch für Natur- Umwelt- und Tierschutz Informationen über Atomtransporte. ROBIN WOOD war mit einem Infostand und Schnupperklettern für Großen und Kleinen dabei. Am Mittwoch...
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Canada: Unbolting the New Hydro-Quebec High-Tension Line

Canada: Unbolting the New Hydro-Quebec High-Tension Line

from It’s Going Down This summer, during nocturnal escapades, around thirty pylons had bolts removed. They were unbolted to different degrees, on some there are bars missing, others shake with the wind, threatening to collapse. The construction of hydroelectric dams has devastated territories, polluted rivers and ravaged life that exists there. It isn’t a clean energy. High-tension lines are part of a large network...
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“Black Snake Corporation” Destroying Native Burials at Big Bend After Obama’s Permit

“Black Snake Corporation” Destroying Native Burials at Big Bend After Obama’s Permit

by Brenda Norrell / The Narcosphere The same corporation that bulldozed Native American burial places in North Dakota — and attacked Native American women and children with vicious dogs and pepper spray — is now bulldozing an ancient Indian site in Big Bend, Texas. President Obama approved two pipelines to cross the border into Mexico, owned by the same company in Dallas that owns...
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International pressure must be maintained to curb ongoing ivory trafficking

24. September 2016
International pressure must be maintained to curb ongoing ivory trafficking

Johannesburg, South Africa, 24th September—A new analysis finds the global ivory trade continued unabated in 2015 at the record levels recorded earlier in the decade, underlining the need for renewed efforts to disrupt the criminal networks orchestrating the trade.
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Hurrah – Heute ist Fish Amnesty Day

24. September 2016

24. September – juchuu – heute ist wieder Fish Amnesty Day! Dieser Tag für Fische wurde vor knapp 20 Jahren von PETA USA ins Leben gerufen, als gewaltfreie Alternative zum...
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Wildlife cybercrime will be scrutinised at CITES

23. September 2016

Tania McCrea-Steele Fri, 09/23/2016 The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Faun read more
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Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Interrupt Oil Industry Meeting to Make Case

from Warrior Publications A handful of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents took over the stage Wednesday as North Dakota’s top oil regulator spoke to an oil industry group’s annual meeting....
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IFAW unites 34 young conservation leaders and CITES decision makers at VIP event

23. September 2016

Erica Martin Fri, 09/23/2016 At a standing room only event, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was delighted to bring together CITES decision makers and delegation members, global...
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First Nations and Tribes Sign New Treaty Joining Forces to Stop All Tar Sands Pipelines

from Treaty Alliance September 22, 2016, Montreal/Vancouver—First Nation and Tribal Chiefs gathered today in Musqueam Territory (Vancouver) and Mohawk Territory (Montreal), to sign a new continent-wide Indigenous Treaty —...
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