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Cites And The Regulation Of International Trade In Endangered Species Of Flora: A Critical Appraisal, William C. Burns Jan 1990

Cites And The Regulation Of International Trade In Endangered Species Of Flora: A Critical Appraisal, William C. Burns

Penn State International Law Review

This article focuses on the effectiveness of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in preserving endangered species of flora. The overarching thesis will be that the Convention has contributed to the protection of flora, but several measures are still necessary to strengthen implementation of the treaty at the beginning of the next crucial,.decade. The analysis of this thesis will examine the importance of flora species as a global resource and examine the historical record, of CITES to effectively preserve endangered flora species. Finally, .this article proffers several proposals intended to enhance the …