African elephants, rhinos central at CITES conference

For many endangered species, the race is on control illegal trade before they go extinct. Two high-profile topics being discussed in Johannesburg involve changing the level of protection for African megafauna.

Deutsche Welle

Last updated on 05 October 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Alopias vulpinus
Carcharhinus falciformis
Loxodonta africana