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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)
|Name:||Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna|
|URL to homepage:||http://www.cites.org|
- Monitor and when necessary curtail international trade in those species of wild flora and fauna that were either in immediate or eventual danger of extinction due to a variety of factors, including international trade in them.
- CITES appendices list a number of tree species that may include and/or apply to commercial timber species.
- Promotion of international and national vernacular and scientific nomenclature of timber species, parts, and derivatives. [ref. 5]
Relevance to forests by key words
international trade, mahogany, timber species
last updated: Thursday, April 19, 2007