When persistence, not homework, paid off

The horn of the Indian rhino is in great demand

The government is ready to placate industry, but ignores local communities

The latest round of negotiations on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species has left little doubt that the South must fight for its rights, or else the North will continue to act as big brother, reports Anju Sharma from Harare

The consensus on allowing restricted trade in ivory was confirmed by a secret ballot, and angeredjhe protectionist groups, which had been trying to 4m- twist nations which were in favour of

Regulating multilateral trade in flora and fauna

THE GREENIES... CITES has been criticised for being influenced by Westeg.q NGOs such as the Humane Society of the US and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and ignoring the demands

International trade in ivory and poaching

Almost 80 per cent of the elephant range in Africa lies outside protected areas. Human-elephant conflicts are high, particularly in southern and central Africa where both the populations are high

Almost the same controversies surrounded the proposal from South Africa to lift the ban in exports of the Southern White Rhinoceros, which was also rejected by the cop-10. South Africa, home to the