January 21, 2011
In January 2011, HSI and partners planned two day-long workshops on the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and neotropical animal handling in Guatemala.
August 18, 2010
Capture of live dolphins for trade continues in the Solomon Islands while under review by the Animals Committee of CITES.
March 30, 2010
HSI representatives to CITES 2010 rescued three salukis from Qatar and brought them back to the United States for adoption.
March 27, 2010
A summary of results for CITES in 2010.
March 25, 2010
Various species kept, lost or gained protection at the 15th Conference of the Parties to CITES in Doha, Qatar in March 2010.
March 18, 2010
In March 2010, CITES parties failed to support the United States' proposal to give the polar bear the strongest level of protection provided under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
March 17, 2010
African elephants, who are killed for trade in their ivory tusks, have been the center of heated debate at CITES since the 1970s. They were under discussion again at the CITES 2010 meeting.
March 16, 2010
In March 2010, a national poll conducted by the Environics Research Group showed 82 percent of Canadians supported banning the commercial trade in polar bear parts on the international market under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
February 19, 2010
In March 2010, CITES representatives discussed species including elephants, polar bears, sharks, tuna, tree frogs, tigers and bobcats.
February 18, 2010
The fate of many of the world's threatened species, including elephants, tigers, sharks and tree frogs, hinges on decisions that will be made at the CITES Conference of the Parties in March 2010.