Policing International Trade in Endangered Species - The CITES Treaty and Compliance (Hardcover)


A comprehensive examination of the way in which the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) is implemented and policed. CITES is one of the oldest international environmental agreements and has been responsible for some striking conservation successes. But, given the way it has evolved, there are also some critical weaknesses that unscrupulous countries and commercial interests can exploit, especially regarding information, institutions and enforcement. The convention needs reform and this book gives a trenchant critique, including practical and effective recommendations for change.

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A comprehensive examination of the way in which the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) is implemented and policed. CITES is one of the oldest international environmental agreements and has been responsible for some striking conservation successes. But, given the way it has evolved, there are also some critical weaknesses that unscrupulous countries and commercial interests can exploit, especially regarding information, institutions and enforcement. The convention needs reform and this book gives a trenchant critique, including practical and effective recommendations for change.

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General

Imprint

Earthscan

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Release date

November 2002

Availability

Expected to ship within 12 - 17 working days

First published

2002

Authors

Dimensions

210 x 148 x 33mm (L x W x T)

Format

Hardcover

Pages

368

ISBN-13

978-1-85383-875-0

Barcode

9781853838750

Categories

LSN

1-85383-875-6



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