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Policing International Trade in Endangered Species: The CITES Treaty and Compliance

By: Rosalind Reeve

346 pages, Tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #127853 | ISBN: 1853838802
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #127854 | ISBN: 1853838756
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About this book

Comprehensive examination of the way in which the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) is implemented and policed. This volume points out the critical and alarming weaknesses that unscrupulous countries and commercial interests can exploit, especially regarding information, institutions and enforcement. Reeve gives an incisive critique and practical and effective recommendations for change.


Contents

Compliance control; diappearing wildlife and the role of international trade; CITES - origins, objectives and rules; compliance information systems; non-compliance response system; gaps and weaknesses; potential conflict with the WTO.

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