OTTAWA, Sept. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Environment Canada, Wildlife Enforcement
Division, and its American partners, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will
reveal the details of a major operation to dismantle an international ring for
the smuggling of queen conch (mollusc), an endangered species.
Operation Shell Game, conducted between November 2006 and September 2007,
also led to the largest confiscation in Canada of endangered species under
CITES, a convention on international trade in wild animals and plants.
Event: Joint Canada-US media technical briefing
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Time: 10:30 a.m.
160, Chemin Tour-de-l'Isle
For further information:
For further information: Media Relations, Environment Canada, (819)