The world just agreed to the strongest protections ever for endangered animals

With some scientists predicting a sixth mass extinction, the world’s protectors of wildlife acted with a greater sense of urgency at a marathon meeting to toughen regulations against killing such endangered animals as sharks, manta rays and anteaters and trading their remains.

The Washington Post

Last updated on 07 October 2016

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Loxodonta cyclotis
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