The move suggests that CITES parties, including Japan and China, might actually start protecting our oceans.
It's all good news, for as we've seen, conserving threatened species which have a high market demand is difficult enough when restrictions are in place.
Can CITES, the governing body behind the treaty concerning worldwide wildlife and plant regulation, actually do anything
Following a bit of good news for elephants yesterday, here comes another heaping dose of the bad new we've come to expect.
That's a big step towards preventing the laundering of poached African ivory in Asian markets.
Around two-third of all known shark species are being fished faster than they can recover.
China's captive tiger population may actually be stimulating demand for wild tigers.
Last time we heard about wildlife smuggling, it was the curious case of a Chinese man attacked by a piranha, despite piranhas not being native to China. It served to highlight that Asia is the world’s driver and epicenter of wildlife smuggling, whi…