The next 1 minute will tell you if the world is doing enough for our wildlife.
You probably don’t know this but every day this week, the fates of endangered wildlife will be decided.
Here, our bite-sized pictorial updates about wildlife (see more about saving the great whales and wild elephants from ivory trade) as we take you through the 70th CITES Standing Committee (1-5 Oct) which also leads up to London Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference (11-12 Oct).
CITES, or the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is supported by the United Nations.
Where can you find the helmeted hornbill?
SPECIAL YET CURSED: Why is this critically endangered bird killed for ‘red ivory’?
Why is there a rising demand for ‘red ivory’ in China?
Want to know more? See more species, other than the helmeted hornbill, on WWF’s “Top 10 Most Wanted” Endangered Species in the Golden Triangle here.
Stay tuned to this space for more 1-min updates on global developments in wildlife protection.