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Wildearth Guardians v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

ELR Case

A district court granted in part environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to FWS' administration of a wildlife export program under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). The groups...

Science and Sleuthing: Improving CITES Enforcement Through Innovations in Wildlife Forensic Technology

ELR Article

In 1975, 80 countries entered into the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Today, CITES covers 35,000 species. Though CITES is widely used, protected species continue to slide to...

Friends of Animals v. Ashe

ELR Case

A district court dismissed conservation groups' lawsuit challenging FWS' and DOI's decision to issue permits authorizing two American hunters to import the trophies they garnered in legal hunts of black rhinoceros in Namibia. The groups...

79 FR 64553

ELR Federal Agency Update

79 FR 30399

ELR Federal Agency Update

United States v. Place

ELR Case

The First Circuit upheld an individual's conviction for illegally trafficking in sperm whale teeth and narwhal tusks in violation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES). The...

77 FR 14200

ELR Federal Agency Update

76 FR 61978

ELR Federal Agency Update