International trade in endangered species uncovered

01 March 2010 | Audio

On 13 March, representatives from 175 countries will meet in Doha, Qatar for the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora conference where they'll decide how to regulate trade in species ranging from bluefin tuna and sharks to polar bears and coral. Dr Sue Mainka, Head of Science and Learning at IUCN, and Head of IUCN's delegation at the conference, explains how the convention works for biodiversity conservation.