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SSN PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVES 2002

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November 2002

15 November 2002
WILDLIFE WINS BIG AT CITES
Species Survival Network Applauds Increased Protection for a Host of Endangered Species

14 November 2002
CITES STANDS STRONG FOR MARINE ANIMALS
Global Conservation Coalition Hopes Today’s Votes Signal Positive Things To Come

13 November 2002
SEEING THE WOOD FOR THE TREES, CITES GETS IT RIGHT ON MAHOGANY
Species Survival Network Applauds Increased Protection

HOPE STILL ALIVE FOR BASKING SHARK
Global Coalition Urges Parties to Protect World’s Second Largest Fish

SAVING THE SEAHORSE
CITES Votes to Protect Vital Sea Creature

CITES VOTES TO ABANDON WHALE SHARK TO THREE MORE YEARS OF UNSUSTAINABLE TRADE

SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK URGES POACHERS NOT TO JUMP THE GUN
Rumours of Ivory Trade Bans Demise Greatly Exaggerated New Fund Aims to Protect Threatened Elephants

THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK URGES CITES PARTIES TO SUPPORT PROTECTION FOR BIGLEAF MAHOGANY
World’s Most Valuable Timber Species is Being Traded Away

12 November 2002
UNITED STATES HELPS RING DEATH KNELL FOR ELEPHANTS
Global Coalition of Animal Protection Organizations Denounce Decision to Resume Ivory Trade

11 November 2002
U.S. MAY UNDERMINE MOVE TO MAINTAIN GLOBAL IVORY BAN

THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK JOINS AUSTRALIA IN CALLING ON THE WORLD TO PROTECT "CHILEAN SEABASS"
Illegal Fishing and Global Trade in Patagonian Toothfish May Doom More Than Just a Valuable Fishery

9 November
Event: Fauna Australis International Meeting about Wildlife Conservation
'A one-day international meeting to learn about what is happening in wildlife conservation science around the world and to discuss the future of worldwide biodiversity in the 21st century' - Sponsored by SSN

8 November 2002
EUROPEAN UNION & UNITED STATES KEEP ELEPHANTS ON THE FIRING LINE
Concerns Grow Both Will Abstain From Critical Vote to Protect Elephants

EU ABSTAINS ON CRITICAL DOLPHIN VOTE
Conservation Coalition Call for Re-Think, UK To Play Critical Role

US Department of Interior PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Special Agent Receives International Wildlife Enforcement Award

THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK URGES CITES PARTIES TO SUPPORT PROPOSALS TO PROTECT BASKING AND WHALE SHARKS
World's Largest Fish Deserve World's Best Management Measures

7 November 2002
SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK URGES CITES PARTIES TO OPPOSE REGISTRATION OF ENDANGERED GREEN SEA TURTLE FARM
United Kingdom Proposal Meets Opposition from CITES Parties

6 November 2002
THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK URGES CITES PARTIES TO OPPOSE RE-OPENING OF THE INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE
Elephants Once Again at Risk from International Trade in their Tusks

5 November 2002
THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK FIGHTS TO MAINTAIN PROTECTIONS FOR WHALES AT CONFERENCE IN CHILE
As Japan and Norway Seek to Undermine Protections, SSN Lobbies to Save Whales from International Commercial Trade

4 November 2002
THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK CALLS FOR END TO INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN BLACK SEA BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS
Capture of Live Animals for Public Display Poses a Serious Threat to the Species

3 November 2002
IVORY TRADE DEBATE SPARKS NEW CONTROVERSY
WHO SPEAKS FOR AFRICA?

Species Survival Network Critique of the Communiqué of the 5th African Elephant Range States Dialogue Meeting, 29 – 31 October 2002

October 2002

THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK CALLS ON THE CITES PARTIES TO SUPPORT PROTECTION FOR SPECIES IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE AT CONFERENCE IN CHILE

August 2002

THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK PRAISES CUBA FOR REMOVING THREAT TO CRITICALLY ENDANGERED HAWKSBILL SEA TURTLE (HTML)

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED HAWKSBILL SEA TURTLES THREATENED BY POTENTIAL REOPENING OF TRADE IN SHELLS
Cuba Proposes to Reopen International Trade in Hawksbill Sea Turtle Shells at Conference on Endangered Species in Chile (PDF)

Cuba Meets Opposition to Turtle Shell Trade (ENS)

July 2002

BATTLE BEGINS TO REOPEN IVORY TRADE AT CONFERENCE ON ENDANGERED SPECIES IN CHILE
Minority of Southern African Countries Seek Resumption of Bloody Ivory Trade: Proposals a Threat to Survival of Elephants

THE SPECIES SURVIVAL NETWORK JOINS AUSTRALIA IN CALLING ON THE WORLD TO PROTECT "CHILEAN SEA BASS"
Illegal Fishing and Global Trade in Patagonian Toothfish May Doom the Species (PDF)


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