Strongest CITES Protections Signal Hopeful Future for African Grey Parrots

Strongest CITES Protections Signal Hopeful Future for African Grey Parrots Press Release October 3, 2016 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Johannesburg, South Africa) – African grey parrots are being loved to death. Their intelligence and longevity make them popular as pets, and overharvest for the pet trade is devastating populations in the wild. Fortunately, nations ...
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Lions Are Now Protected Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service added two subspecies of lion under the Endangered Species Act due to these primary factors: Habitat Loss Loss of Prey Retaliatory Killing Due to Increased Human-Lion Conflicts Inadequate Regulatory Mechanisms Weak Management of Protected Areas. Based on newly available scientific information on the genetics and taxonomy of lions, the ...
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