02 Oct '11, 9pm

Tea party versus Madagascar's forests via @mongabay

Tea party versus Madagascar's forests via @mongabay

Madagascar asks CITES to regulate rosewood and ebony (09/29/2011) Following a logging crisis in 2009 where a number of Madagascar's remaining forests were illegally cut, the African nation has turned to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to help regulate 91 species of rosewood and ebony. "Regulating trade in these high-value timber species under CITES will help ensure that the benefits of trade flow to local people and it will also serve the global community by helping conserve these species, which will be to the benefit of entire ecosystems." Background: the Lacey Act and the Fish & Wildlife Service raid on Gibson Guitars (09/02/2011) On 24 August 2011, agents of the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) raided Gibson Guitar facilities in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee, seizing ebony and rosewood material, guitars and gui...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1002-hance_mad_teaparty.html

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