Vermont Becomes The 12th State In The U.S. To Ban The Sale Of Elephant Ivory & Other Parts Of Imperiled Species

Governor Phil Scott signed¬†H.99¬†(ACT 169) into law last week, making Vermont the 12th state in the nation to ban the trade of imperiled wildlife parts.¬†The new law goes into effect on¬†January 1, 2022. State bans are critical to ending demand…

Victory! Florida Becomes The 15th State To Ban The Shark Fin Trade With The Passage Of The Kristin Jacobs Ocean Conservation Act

In a major victory,¬†Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Bill SB 680 into law, making¬†Florida¬†the 15th state to officially ban the shark fin trade.¬†The new law, which comes into effect on October 1st of this year, bans the import and export…