Posts Tagged: CITES

Madagascar tomato frog, © Brian Gratwicke

Save Amphibians! (From Us) »

Nearly one-third of all 6,400 known amphibian species are threatened with extinction, making them the most endangered group of animals in the world. And although the threats to amphibians are as varied as the species themselves, one common driving factor impacting species around the globe is the extreme exploitation for international trade.

Hammerhead shark, © Barry Peters

A Shark Workshop »

As part of an international effort to cut down on the devastating impact of the fin trade on shark species, Defenders helped organize a shark identification workshop in Brazil,attended by officials from countries all over the continent.