The Whaling in the Antarctic case: a landmark judgment and its potential implications

Il 31 marzo scorso la Corte di Giustizia Internazionale ha emesso il suo verdetto sul programma di caccia alle balene “per fini scientifici” portato avanti dal Giappone nel Southern Ocean Sanctuary (Oceano Antartico) ai sensi dell’Articolo VIII della ICRW (Convenzione Internazionale per la Regolamentazione della Caccia alla Balena) ed aspramente contestato dallo Stato australiano, ilContinue reading “The Whaling in the Antarctic case: a landmark judgment and its potential implications”

A look at CITES’ procedures and effectivity

by Dario Piselli, Greening USiena coordinator Since one of the most incendiary┬áCITES┬ámeeting ever has wrapped up in Bangkok earlier this week, an in-depth look is needed in order to have a clear picture of how the conservation measures adopted by the Plenary could influence the international trade of those species that have been driven onContinue reading “A look at CITES’ procedures and effectivity”