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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    South Africa mulls legal trade in rhino horns in bid to defeat poaching

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... providing cash to plough back into conservation efforts. Demand for rhinoceros horn has skyrocketed in recent years, largely driven by the market in Asia, where the powdered horn is valued for its ... the loss of a family member." Internationally, the rhino-horn trade was banned by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) in 1977. But a domestic trade continued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1639066/south-africa-mulls-legal-trade-rhino-horns-bid-defeat-poaching
  2. News - China - ANTARCTICA

    Russia and China block Antarctic sanctuaries at Hobart meeting

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... protected areas were on the table at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources meeting in Hobart, Australia, which brought together 24 countries and the European ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Moscow is thought to have been concerned about proposed fishing limits Russia, China block Antarctic sanctuaries Plans to create two vast ocean sanctuaries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1345516/russia-and-china-block-antarctic-sanctuaries-hobart-meeting
  3. News - Asia - WHALING

    Conservationists fear Japan will continue whale slaughter with 'legal loopholes'

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:13pm by BLOOM, LA TIMES, AP, AFP

    ... VIII of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, he said. "The court has not struck out Article VIII of the whaling convention, it's just provided some guidance ... on whaling to continue killing the marine mammals and retain a market for their meat. Japan has taken more than 13,000 whales since the start of the moratorium, saying its research can only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462640/will-international-court-ruling-put-end-japans-whaling

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