CITES and Free Trade Agreements

St. John, Anne
March 2010
Endangered Species Bulletin;Spring2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p46
The article offers information on to the environmental objectives of the U.S. It cites the country's negotiations on free trade agreements (FTAs) with other countries to promote international commerce and environmental objectives. It notes that the environmental chapters of the FTAs encourage effective implementation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and other multinational environmental agreements.


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