An international agreement now prohibits the commercial sale across international borders of the world’s most trafficked mammals. Enforcement is another matter.
Delegates at a global wildlife conference on Sunday voted to ban international trade in African grey parrots, one of the world's most trafficked birds.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The United Nations on Wednesday banned global trade in highly endangered pangolins, a scaly animal with the dubious distinction of being the world's most poached mammal.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The United Nations has banned global trade in wild African Grey Parrots, prized for their ability to imitate human speech, to help counter a decline in numbers caused by trafficking and the loss of forests.
World leaders at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species agreed to ban all commercial trade in pangolins, small and endangered mammals that also resemble aardvarks.