April 22, 2010

U of Toronto's Centre for Environment Research Day

On Earth Day, the University of Toronto will host a free presentation of research conducted by members of its Centre for Environment.

Doha CITES Roundup: Sharks, Ivory, Tuna, Polar Bears

Delegates at a meeting in Doha, Qatar, of the parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) neared the March 25 close of the 13-day meeting. They rejected proposals to regulate trade in three shark species, but accepted regulation of a fourth shark species. They held off sales of stockpiled elephant ivory for another three years. They rejected  ban on trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna and polar bears.

Source: NYTimes, 03/24/2010

Fund for Environmental Journalism

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