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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 United States, which is a party to CITES, suspended imports of beluga sturgeon caviar from the Caspian and Black Sea basins in September and October 2005.
The American alligator and paddlefish illustrate the states' role in CITES (see articles in this issue).
To help protect the species, nations belonging to CITES ban all trade of African elephant ivory.
Namibia's deliberation to leave CITES follows after its proposals to allow for hunting and trade of the southern white rhino and its products as well as to be allowed a one-time sale of government-owned ivory stockpiles was rejected at just-ended conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
'Humanity needs to respond to the growing extinction crisis by transforming the way we manage the world's wild animals and plants,' CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero said.
Governments will seek to improve the level of protection for endangered species and wildlife in general as the 183 parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) adopt decisions and resolutions to expand and further strengthen the global wildlife trade regime at CITES' triennial World Wildlife Conference.