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CITES Manual for Botanic Gardens: Updated

BGCI
14 November 2007

BGCI has published a new edition of the CITES manual for botanic gardens. It's available to download online and in print from our head office.

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CITES Manual for Botanic Gardens: Second Edition

Botanic gardens have a key role in implementing CITES, which aims to protect rare species from trading activities. This revised and updated Manual reflects the evolution of CITES itself since 1994, when this pamphlet was first published. PDF download available now, in English and Spanish.

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CITES - The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

The main purpose of CITES is to ensure that no species of wild flora is subject to unsustainable exploitation because of international trade.

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CITES - The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CITES is an international agreement between Governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. Today, it accords varying degrees of protection to more than 30,000 species of animals and plants. It originated with IUCN.

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