2017 Review

International Wildlife Bond

A review of the year, as we head for 2018……best wishes for a ‘Happy New Year’ to you and yours.

Ivory Trade


Efforts continue to ripple out to try to curtail commercial ivory trading, stemming from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES) Res. Cof. 10.10:

RECOMMENDS that all Parties and non-Parties in whose jurisdiction there is a legal domestic market for ivory that is contributing to poaching or illegal trade, take all necessary legislative, regulatory and enforcement measures to close their domestic markets for commercial trade in raw and worked ivory as a matter of urgency.”

As China set out at the start of 2017  to curtail its domestic ivory markets, the demand and satisfaction for Chinese ivory worship has been ‘off-shored’ – Japan and Laos remain defiant to calls to shut their ivory trade, but hopefully will bow to international…

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