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International Wildlife Trade : A Cites Sourcebook - Ginette Hemley

International Wildlife Trade

A Cites Sourcebook

By: Ginette Hemley (Editor), Kathryn Fuller (Foreword by)

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Published: 1st October 1994
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For more than two decades, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known as CITES, has been one of the largest and most effective conservation agreements in the world. By regulating international commerce in certain species -- from African elephants and exotic birds to hardwoods and bulbs -- the treaty limits trade in species that are in genuine need of protection while allowing controlled trade in species that can withstand some level of exploitation.In addition to explaining how CITES operates, this definitive reference includes: the full text of the CITES treatyCITES Appendices I, II, and III a list of Parties as of March 1994 a list of reservations by Parties as of October 1993 Chapters address the status of highly threatened species such as elephants, rhinos, and tigers as well as other heavily exploited species including parrots, primates, and bears.International Wildlife Trade provides a valuable overview of wildlife trade issues, and of the strengths and weaknesses of the current treaty.

ISBN: 9781559633482
ISBN-10: 1559633484
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 1st October 1994
Publisher: ISLAND PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.25