Actor Jackie Chan has called on consumers around the world to stop buying products from endangered animals like tigers, sharks, elephants and rhinos -- on the day representatives from more than 40 countries gathered in London aiming to agree a landmark global declaration on the illegal wildlife trade.
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FORA.tv (Mar. 10, 2013) Farmer Grant Wilson, from Gramen Farms, a grass-fed beef and dairy farm that produces and transforms live milk into products, sells grass-fed beef products, and educates their consumers. Grant will ... watch video
AFP (June 9, 2014) Prince William joined forces with football legend David Beckham to launch a new campaign aimed at using sport to combat illegal trade in wildlife products in London on June 9, 2014. Duration: ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 23, 2015) With the Kasane Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade about to begin in Botswana, part of the answer to rampant poaching may lie in drones. A collaboration between Spanish university students and ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Mar. 10, 2013) Can ecologically sound forestry be carried out in the tropics? Scientists from the Forest Stewardship Council say it can. They have developed criteria for the sustainable cultivation and trade in ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 19, 2013) Can ecologically sound forestry be carried out in the tropics? Scientists from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) say it can. They have developed criteria for the sustainable cultivation and trade ... watch video
AFP (Feb. 9, 2014) Britain's Prince Charles and Prince William made a father-and-son appeal on Sunday for an end to the illegal wildlife trade, ahead of a major international conference in London.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Feb. 14, 2014) Illegal wildlife trading, estimated at $10 billion a year, causes unprecedented suffering - but the fight against it may be at a ''crucial'' turning point, say delegates at a London conference. ... watch video
May 27, 2015 Popular opinion says that tropical storms and hurricanes that make landfall mitigate droughts in the southeastern United States. But that simply isn’t true, according to an ... read more
May 28, 2015 Earthquakes kill, but their aftershocks can cause the rapid collapse of buildings left standing in the aftermath of the initial quake. Research offers a new approach to predicting which buildings ... read more
May 28, 2015 New research by conservationists suggests that in order to manage trade-threatened species more effectively the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora needs ... read more
Mar. 16, 2014 Pangolins, insect-eating mammals that live in tropical parts of Africa and Asia, are under threat from a growing inter-continental illegal trade in the animals and their scales, according to a new ... read more
Feb. 20, 2014 A bill introduced into the New York State Legislature proposing a sweeping ban on the sale of ivory in New York State, Assembly bill A8824, has been welcomed by the Wildlife Conservation Society. ... read more