On June 29, Celebrities and NGOs from participating countries submitted an open letter for the end of all commercial whaling to the leaders of each country participating in the G20 Osaka Summit. The Japanese government has left the IWC on June 30, and has announced the resumption of commercial whaling in territorial waters and EEZ from July 1. JWCS has also joined this open letter.
Under the revised Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora has set take off effect since 1st June 2018. Live individuals: The operation of amendment of Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora A validity period of 5 years was established for the registration. Registration card must be transferred together with an individual organism listed in CITES Annex I when it is transferred or delivered. There were some case of young pet animals sold as “pre-regulation”.This means that it was owned before listed in Annex I. It is getting important on how to distinguish age of popular pet animals. There are several laws related […]
CITES CoP 17 decided to investigate whether it is sustainable trade also for non-listed eel species (Dec 17.186-189). The Japanese eel is a non-listed species, however the catch have been drastically decreasing,and Japan imports glass eels for aquaculture. “News report on the catch of glass eels and its import” Yasuhiro SANADA Original(Japanese) http://y-sanada.blog.so-net.ne.jp/2018-04-07