S4E3: Three Billion: Are Asia’s Marine Species Protected?

By Sustainable Asia

Marine species are often regarded as food first, and wildlife second. For conservationists seeking to protect these creatures, controlling international trade routes are key. A global agreement that came into force in the 1970s, CITES – the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species - is considered a cornerstone of international conservation. But does it make any difference on the ground in trading hubs like Hong Kong?  Sound engineer and mixing by Chris Wood.Guests: Sophie le Clue, Director of Environment at ADM Capital Foundation Yvonne Sadovy, University of Hong KongGary Stokes, Oceans Asia Stan Shea, Bloom Association Credits:Producer and Host: Marcy Trent Long Writer and Editor: Sam ColombieSound Engineer: Chris WoodTeaching Guide for Educators here

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