Browsing Archive: March, 2013

CITES meets organized crime

Posted by Chris & Mathilde Stuart on Friday, March 15, 2013,

CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species), also known as the Washington Convention, evolved from an IUCN resolution in 1963.  It is without doubt the largest and longest standing conservation and sustainable use agreement on this blighted planet of ours but has it really been of help to the fauna and flora it was set up to protect? Its latest meeting is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand now (3-15 March 2013), amongst much acrimony, horse-trading and business as usual. Ve...

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Author of the month!

Posted by Chris & Mathilde Stuart on Thursday, March 14, 2013,
Struik Nature ( has chosen us as the authors of the month of March. And - our new compact guide ON TRACK is chosen as the pick of the month of March.
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