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.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/15/science/earth/dozens-of-species-given-new-trade-protections.html?src=un&feedurl=http%3A%2F%2Fjson8.nytimes.com%2Fpages%2Fscience%2Fearth%2Findex.jsonp

New York Times – March 14, 2013

 

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