India to seek boost to protection status of 5 species at CITES

India has submitted proposals regarding changes to the listing of various wildlife species in the CITES secretarial meeting. The meeting is scheduled to be held in late 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. India has submitted a proposal to re-list the star tortoise from CITES Appendix II to Appendix I. It is listed as Vulnerable in the… Continue reading India to seek boost to protection status of 5 species at CITES