CITES proposals

Oct. 05/12

Countries propose to list ten shark and ray species under international wildlife treaty.

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Oct. 05/12

Aquatic and timber species top on the agenda, including sharks and rays.

The deadline for submitting proposals to change the lists of species protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) ended at midnight yesterday 4 October. The CITES Secretariat has received 67 proposals from Parties to the Convention to adjust the rules governing international trade in wildlife species.

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