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SSN PRESS RELEASES 2013

March
March 2013

March 12

HORNS OF A DILEMMA AT GLOBAL WILDLIFE TRADE CONVENTION
Parties urge continued vigilance to stem the rhino poaching crisis

A ROSY DECISION ON ROSEWOOD
Global trade body votes to protect Thai Rosewood and other tree species from illegal logging

March 11

SHARK SPECIES NOT “FIN”ISHED YET
Global body provides protection to various imperilled shark species

March 8

GOVERNMENTS ADOPT STRICTER CONTROLS ON ASIAN AND AMERICAN TURTLE TRADE
Turtle Species Threatened by Demand for Pets and as Food

March 7

CITES PARTIES LEAVE POLAR BEARS IN THE COLD
Vote undermines evidence of serious threat to species

EMBATTLED AND GENTLE AQUATIC GIANT GIVEN LIFELINE BY UN CONVENTION
West African manatee proposal passes overwhelmingly

March 6

GOVERNMENTS STRIKE A BLOW AGAINST TRANSPARENCY
Wildlife leaders decry decision to facilitate secret ballot voting...

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