Research Papers/Topics in Biodiversity Management

Live Captures And The International Trade In Small Cetacean Species From Japan

AbstractIn October 2007 CITES Secretariat Willem Wijnstekers issued a statement in response to numerous requests calling for CITES to intervene in the trade of live dolphins. Mr. Wijnstekers stated in his response that CITES had not been presented with any evidence demonstrating that the required NDF’s were inadequate for such exports. Furthermore, he stated that CITES had not been furnished with evidence to show that such exports were having a detrimental impact on wild dolph...