CITES and Rio

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  • INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
    • the CONVENTION on INTERNATIONAL TRADE in ENDANGERED SPECIES (CITES)
      • regulate and monitor international trade of selected species
      • ensure that international trade does not endanger the survival of populations in the wild
      • ensure that trade in wild plants is prohibited for commercial purposes
      • ensure that trade of artificially propagated plants is allowed subject to permit
      • ensure that some slightly less endangered species may be traded subject to permit, and as agreed by importing and exporting countries.
    • RIO CONVENTION ON BIODIVERSITY
      • conserve biological diversity
      • use components sustainably
      • appropriate shared access to genetic resources
      • appropriate sharing and transfer of scientific knowledge and research
      • fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the use of genetic resources

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