Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

Canada Hasn't Blocked Trade In 76 Endangered Species

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada Politics

Recently released documents indicate the federal government has reservations about restricting international trade in endangered species — more of t...

Why Elephant Poaching Is Rampant

CBC | Posted 10.19.2014 | Canada

In some countries, the idea of cherishing anything made of ivory has become repugnant, especially given that an elephant had to die — usually at the...

When the Population Explodes, Wildlife Suffers

Sangita Iyer | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada
Sangita Iyer

Population explosion is already having detrimental consequences on many environmental and social aspects, but for the purposes of this article, I'll focus on the loss of biodiversity, specifically the tragic loss of wildlife fueled by demand for their body parts in Asia, especially in China.

"Polar Bears Could Face Extinction Within Our Lifetime"

Sheryl Fink | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada
Sheryl Fink

Canada, and Canadian Inuit, are fanning the flames of controversy and actively trying to block a proposal to but polar bears on the endangered species list, claiming it would post a "serious threat" to the Inuit way of life. This statement misses a much larger issue: polar bears could face extinction within our lifetime.

What's At Stake In Polar Bear Trade Ban

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Business

Canada is in danger of losing a major international battle over its management of polar bears with former allies reversing their position and supporti...