Federal Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking Named

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Published on: September 10, 2013
Federal Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking Named (via Annamiticus)

At an event held at the Whitehouse on September 9, 2013, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell named members of a new federal advisory council on wildlife trafficking. Formed as a result of a President’s Executive Order issued in July, the council…

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INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Meeting 2013

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INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Meeting 2013 (via Annamiticus)

The international wildlife law enforcement community will be gathering the week of November 4th, 2013, in Nairobi, Kenya, for the first meeting of the newly formed Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Committee. Hosted by INTERPOL and the United…

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