Week in Review: CITES IS HERE!

1. The Sea Save Foundation is set to attend the 2016 CITES Conference   Georgienne Bradley and Jay Ireland will be attending the 2016 CITES CoP17 World Wildlife Conference being held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on behalf of the Sea Save Foundation. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora begins […]

¿Qué es la CITES? ¿Por qué es importante?

    CITES es la sigla de la “Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres” Este es un tratado, compuesto por 178 países, fue creada en respuesta a una resolución elaborada por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN).   El objetivo de la CITES es […]

Qu’est-ce que la CITES? Pourquoi est-il important?

La CITES est l’acronyme de “Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages” C’est un traité, composé de 178 pays, qui a été crée en réponse à une résolution rédigée par l’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN). Le but de la CITES est de déterminer les réglementations […]

What is CITES? Why is it Important?

CITES is the acronym for the “Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.” This treaty, comprised of 178 countries, was created in response to a resolution drafted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The purpose of CITES is to ensure that international trade does not threaten the […]

CITES, What is it and what do they do? Part 2/2.

So, now you’re a CITES professional and you know all there is to know about them, right? Maybe! CITES will be meeting on March 3-14, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand for their 16th meeting, and during this meeting a variety of amendments and proposals will be discussed and voted on. One of those will be a […]

CITES: What is it and what do they do?

CITES protected animals and plants

  What is CITES? We’ve all heard of it I’m sure, but not all of us completely understand what it is. To start off, CITES stands for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, which was formed in 1975. It is an international agreement between governments with the aim […]