7 Results for: Sarah Foster

Project Seahorse leads efforts to improve regulation of international seahorse trade in Asia

As a marine conservation biologist, I am always looking for ways to protect the ocean’s many species, especially seahorses. That’s why I was so excited to lead a recent workshop that brought together government representatives and experts from eight different countries in Asia to discuss seahorse conservation. We worked to improve global export/import controls for seahorses, with a focus on the Asian region.… Read more

World’s governments agree to take action to improve sustainability & legality of vast trade in dried seahorse

Panama City, November 21, 2022 The 184 Parties (member governments) to the Convention in International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) agreed to a set of time-bound actions – called Decisions – aimed at improving CITES implementation for the international trade in dried seahorses. Project Seahorse research and consultations underpinned the actions agreed by the CITES … … Read more

Where conservation happens

I am tired. So. Very. Tired. And as I sit here on the plane heading back to Canada from South Africa, a childhood rhyme is playing through my head… “Slowly, slowly, very slowly, creeps the garden snail…slowly, slowly, very slowly up the garden trail…”. Such was the pace of the 17th meeting of the CITES …