Seahorses have existed for 13 million years. The main factors contributing to their impending extinction are climate change, trawling and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The Panama meeting of the Parties to CITES held in November 2022 did not increase the protection for the seahorse. So far sustainable trade under CITES is doing little to protect these mythical creatures which will disappear from our planet in less than 20 years if not more is done to protect them.
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