Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 22, 2019

An International Treaty Could But Isn’t Saving Endangered Species

In the article the “This Songbird Is Nearly Extinct in the Wild. An International Treaty Could Help Save It — but Won’t.” the New York Times reports on the lack of protection for species threaten due to commercial trade.

Over a quarter of the species threatened by commercial trade are not protected by Cites, the global agreement intended to save them.There are just a few hundred black-winged mynas left in the wild, but the species is not protected by an international conservation agreement.

Read full story at This Songbird Is Nearly Extinct in the Wild. An International Treaty Could Help Save It — but Won’t


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