Trade in giraffes to be regulated for first time: CITES

FILE PHOTO: Giraffes are seen in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, August 3, 2019 REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – Countries voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to regulate international trade in giraffes, an endangered species, and in their skins and other parts, overcoming objections by southern African states and drawing praise from conservationists. The provisional decision, taken in a key committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), is expected […]

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