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Biodiversity Program News

July 2014 CITES failing to adequately protect endangered Afrormosia tree
April 2014 Logging Concessions Enable Illegal Logging Crisis in the Peruvian Amazon
March 2013 Peru's primary newspaper, El Comercio, reports on our work that exposes the effects of oil palm production on deforestation in the Amazon
April 2012 CIEL reviews the possible impacts of a wave of new dams in the Andean Amazon, the most biologically diverse zone on Earth.
December 2011 "Sustainable Loreto"
June 2011 Senior attorney Anne Perrault and colleages discuss migratory connectivity and the conservation of mogratory animals
October 2007 Traditional Knowledge, Folklore and Genetic Resources: Developments at WIPO and other Multinational Flora
May 2007 CIEL releases in-depth legal analysis of the Global Environment Facility’s new, controversial Resource Allocation Framework, which currently applies to the GEF climate and biological diversity focal areas.
April 2005 Ensuring the incorporation of biodiversity in the World Trade Organisation
February 2004 CIEL works to advance specific human rights of indigenous peoples at the Seventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 7) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
September 2003 CIEL Focuses on the relationship between Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property at the Global Biodiversity Forum in Cancun, Mexico
April, 2002 CIEL and Other Groups Praise President Bush's Stand Against Commerical Killing of Whales
June, 2001 CIEL releases Potential International Strategy to stop the spread of invasive species.
January 2001 NACEC Secretariat recommends fact-finding mission in response to CIEL allegations that U.S. is failing to enforce migratory bird laws
November 1999 Environementalists challenge US failure to enforce migratory bird lawin NAFTA environmental forum
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