Article Photos: Thailand's prime minister vows to end ivory trade 2/4

Thai activists hold posters urging people to stop the trading of tigers during the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, or CITES,  in Bangkok Sunday, March 3, 2013. How to slow the slaughter and curb the trade in "blood ivory" will be among the most critical issues up for debate at the 177-nation Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, or CITES, that gets under way Sunday in Bangkok. And the meeting's host, Thailand, will be under particular pressure to take action. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)