Oceans fourteen: a round-up of marine-related activities at the 14th CITES Conference of Parties

Despite the thirteenth Conference of Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) strongly reaffirming the contribution of the convention to the sustainable harvest of marine resources, at COP 14, the Parties seemed to back away from this approach to resource management.

The porbiagle (Lamna nasus) was one of member of marine spicies that failed to be awarded CITES Appendix 2 listing. Photo courtesy of NOAA Photo: Photo courtesy of NOAA

 

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Marine
Marine threatened species
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