March 14, 2013 – Dozens of Endangered Species Given New Trade Protections by CITES

March 14, 2013 – HONG KONG — The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has reached agreement to extend protections for dozens of animal and plant species — including five types of sharks — that have come under severe pressure from soaring demand and overfishing.

New York Times – March 14, 2013


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