AWI Quarterly » 1998 Winter

Shahtoosh Trade Puts Endangered Antelopes, Other Wildlife at Risk by Adam Roberts "Fashioned for Extinction" is an enlightening new report from the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), in which authors Belinda Wright and Ashok Kumar expose the danger facing the endangered Tibetan antelope, or " chiru."
The trapping compromise reached in 1997 – after two years of haggling between the European Commission and negotiators from the Russian Federation and Canada – was a bitter disappointment to humanitarians (see Fall 1998 AWI Quarterly). The European Council's acceptance of the deal showed, once again, the smothering impact of the World Trade Organization and "free trade"on environmental and humane regulations.