[Tweeters] UN Wildlife Conference Bans Global Trade Of Africa's Grey Parrots

Devorah the Ornithologist birdologist at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 11:47:36 PDT 2016


Hello.

As you all probably know, the African grey parrot was uplisted to CITES
appendix I. here's the story about how that came about:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2016/10/04/un-wildlife-conference-bans-global-trade-of-africas-grey-parrots/

i was most intrigued by the secret ballot -- the first ever by CITES.

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