United States holds off issuing Mexico trade ban


Source: Paula Olson/NOAA

President Biden will not embargo products despite Mexico’s failure to halt illegal wildlife trade threatening the vaquita porpoise

US President Joe Biden has elected not to issue an embargo on Mexican wildlife products despite the country being found in breach of a US law requiring federal action against countries found to be violating the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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