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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

  • J. B. Simmons
  • R. I. Beyer
  • P. E. Brandham
  • G. Ll. Lucas
  • V. T. H. Parry
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 1)

Abstract

The Contracting States recognising that wild fauna and flora in their many beautiful and varied forms are an irreplaceable part of the natural systems of the earth which must be protected for this and the generations to come; conscious of the ever-growing value of wild fauna and flora from aesthetic, scientific, cultural, recreational and economic points of view; recognizing that peoples and States are and should be the best protectors of their own wild fauna and flora; recognizing, in addition, that international co-operation is essential for the protection of certain species of wild fauna and flora against over-exploitation through international trade; convinced of the urgency of taking appropriate measures to this end, have agreed as follows:

Keywords

International Trade Endangered Species Management Authority Wild Fauna Scientific Authority 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. Simmons
    • 1
  • R. I. Beyer
    • 1
  • P. E. Brandham
    • 1
  • G. Ll. Lucas
    • 1
  • V. T. H. Parry
    • 1
  1. 1.Living Collections DivisionRoyal Botanic GardensKewEngland

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