CITES (@CITES )

CITES

Bio Regulating the worlds #wildlife trade since 1975. Tweets & RTs ≠ endorsements.
Location Global
Tweets 6,1K
Followers 72,4K
Following 159
Account created 16-02-2012 09:14:45
ID 493889332

iPhone : Unsustainable human activity is taking a toll on the worlds #biodiversity, of which wild animals & plants are an essential component.

This #WorldWildlifeDay, let us come together to create a world that can truly #SustainAllLife on Earth wildlifeday.org #WWD2020 #SDGs

  • Start Video

Twitter Media Studio : Unsustainable human activity is taking a toll on the worlds #biodiversity, of which wild animals & plants are an essential component.

This #WorldWildlifeDay, let us come together to create a world that can truly #SustainAllLife on Earth wildlifeday.org #WWD2020 #SDGs

  • Start Video

Twitter Media Studio : #Pangolins may have spread #coronavirus to humans, researchers found bit.do/fsgs3 via @Guardian | The disease has killed over 720 people worldwide as of today, mostly in China.

Intl trade in all 8 species of #pangolin is prohibited under CITES. 🎥by
Great Big Story

  • Start Video

Twitter Web App : Only 4 weeks left until United Nations #WorldWildlifeDay! Join us on 3 March in celebrating the world’s beautiful and diverse wild fauna and flora, let us build a world that can #SustainAllLife on 🌍: wildlifeday.org

#Biodiversity2020 #WWD2020 #SDGs

iPhone : Proactive CITES implementation, good management & enforcement practices by Parties like South Africa & CITES programmes like MIKE & NIRAPs have reduced poaching levels & allowed 4 of 5 rhino populations to increase over last 12 yrs bit.ly/2Oy95jz #Wildlife #Conservation

iPhone : Looking forward to celebrating #WorldWildlifeDay during this biodiversity super year & strong commitments from governments, private sector & civil society to halt the loss of #biodiversity so that precious #wildlife species are conserved for people, planet&prosperity #SDGs #CITES twitter.com/WildlifeDay/st…

Twitter Web App : Malaysia: Marine police foil attempt to smuggle 4,000 live baby pig-nosed turtles bit.do/frQR7 via New Straits Times | The pig-nosed #turtle is listed in #CITES Appendix II.

#WildlifeCrime #WildlifeTrafficking

Twitter Web App : United States: 1,400 pounds of dried #shark fins, believed to have originated in South America, seized at a Miami port bit.do/frGda via Animals Time

#WildlifeCrime #WildlifeTrafficking

Twitter Web App : #SouthAfrica Dept Envt, Forestry and Fisheries reports 594 rhinos poached in South Africa in 2019 - down for 6th consecutive year environment.gov.za/mediarelease/r…

Twitter Web App : Already more than 150 entries from around the world, and still a few hours to go before the deadline!

Do you know a young artist with a passion for #wildlife? Encourage them to send us their artwork to celebrate #WorldWildlifeDay: twitter.com/action4ifaw/st…

Twitter Web App : Vacancy: we are looking for a Marine Species Trade Specialist to join the CITES Secretariat. Apply online by February 6: bit.ly/2S4AI4X

Twitter Web App : 2020 is a critical year for global action on nature.

What is driving biodiversity loss in the first place?

Learn more in this video from IPBES
#Biodiversity2020

  • Start Video

Twitter Web App : Mark your calendars‼️

The dates are set for this year’s UN Biodiversity Conference.
#COP15 will take place 15-28 October in Kunming, China.

#Biodiversity2020

Learn more about the process to develop a new global framework to safeguard all life on Earth: cbd.int/conferences/po…

Twitter Web App : #HappeningNow: the CITES Secretariat is attending the World Bank-led #WildlifeForum to discuss strengthening the tools developed by #ICCWC, the global alliance to combat #WildlifeCrime & #WildlifeTrafficking: bit.ly/37ADeq4

Twitter Web App : Meeting of Principals of #CPF Collaborative Partnership on Forests to endorse our Strategic Vision Towards 2030 so that member organizations & secretariats work together to support countries to achieve forestry related commitments & the #SDGs #DecadeOfAction

Twitter Web App : Vietnam: 12 people jailed to 2 to 8 years for trafficking endangered #pangolin

#WildlifeTrafficking #WildlifeCrime bit.ly/2u1OZaa

Twitter Web App : BBC News - #Cheetah smuggling out of Ethiopia 'fuelled by exotic pets demand'

#WildlifeTrafficking #WildlifeCrime
bbc.com/news/world-afr…

iPhone : Decision-makers around the world to heed:
Biodiversity loss recognised as a major global threat by World Economic Forum
#Nature has immense value to human beings
Time to recognise its value in global & national accounting so adequate global investments are made available weforum.org/reports/the-gl…

Twitter Web App : Vietnam: Hanoi court sentenced 3 men to 5 to 6 years in jail for trafficking #tiger carcasses from Laos bit.do/fpuuV

#WildlifeCrime #WildlifeTrafficking