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What is CITES?

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement to which governments voluntarily adhere and which seeks to ensure that the trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival

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EIA is at the International Whaling Commission

Many issues are discussed, including the Conservation Commission, the IWC’s budget, Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling quotas and welfare issues. Most productive was the Conservation Committee, with its packed agenda demonstrating the evolution of the IWC from a ‘whalers’ club’ to an effective, modern conservation body