CITES 2002

Here is an article I wrote about CITES CoP 12 for Diving Trade International, published January 2003. …………………………. Worldwide protection agreed for two species of sharks’. LANDMARK VICTORIES to protect two species of giant sharks were won at a U.N. convention Friday, frustrating the shark fin … Read more about CITES 2002

New York Antiques Dealer Sentenced for Crimes Relating to Illegal Trafficking of Endangered Rhinoceros Horns

David Hausman, an antiques dealer in Manhattan, was sentenced yesterday in Manhattan federal court to 6 months in jail for obstruction of justice and creating false records in connection with illegal rhinoceros horn trafficking,.He was also  ordered to a $10,000 fine to the Lacey Act Reward Fund and … Read more about New York Antiques Dealer Sentenced for Crimes Relating to Illegal Trafficking of Endangered Rhinoceros Horns

INTERPOL to hold Fisheries Enforcement Conference

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), will hold its first International Fisheries Enforcement Conference on February 26, 2013. The conference will be followed by a meeting of the Fisheries Crime Working Group on February 27 to 28, 2013, both at the INTERPOL General Secretariat … Read more about INTERPOL to hold Fisheries Enforcement Conference

Blogging CITES

I am hoping to blog from CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) which meets in Bangkok 3-14 March 2013. CITES’ decisions affect everyone on this planet because CITES controls the destiny of 35,000 endangered plants and animals. The decisions of CITES delegates should be … Read more about Blogging CITES