CITES approves ivory sale

June 1999
Earth Island Journal;Summer99, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p9
Reports that the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has approved the one-time sale of ivory stocks to Japan. Conditions set by CITES; Controversy over the decision.


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