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CITES

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. An arrangement between nations to restrict the commercial traffic in rare species of animals and plants e.g. rhinoceros horn, rare birds, ivory and orchids.
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The CITES Convention, signed in March 1973, entered into force in 1975.
In addition to the general requirement to effectively implement CITES, the PTPA contains an Annex on Forest Sector Governance that includes measures related to timber species listed under CITES as well as broader forest management and timber extraction issues in Peru.
The above are potential reasons why authors might cite the book rather than the original article, but they do not mean that from a social perspective citing the book is welfare increasing.
of total CITES species regulated in Appendix II (over ninety-six
parrot owners are often surprised to find they need CITES permits to travel internationally with their pet birds.
He cites Jean-Marie Paupert as one of the most astute contemporary writers to understand the importance of culture in the transmission of faith: "If you abandon the power of culture, you will die.
Alterman gleefully cites William Kristol's admission that liberal media bias "was often used as an excuse by conservatives for conservative failures.
Darling-Hammond cites another study (Greenwald, Hedges, and Laine 1996 in support of her contention that states need to increase their investments in teacher education.
With 125 cites from September 1998 (when she started here) to June 1999, she would rank in the top three most cited scholars (not including Aslund).
Speaking ahead of the April 10-20 CITES conference in Nairobi, CITES Secretary General Willem Wijnstekers told a news conference in Geneva that CITES should respect the views of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which bans commercial whaling, citing a "historical link" between the two organizations.
If the author cites predominantly into one cluster, as is often the case, the interdisciplinary co-citation reaches out beyond the author's home cluster (see Figure 1).
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