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Biodiversity Forests

International Protections Bring Good News for Threatened Rosewoods

CITES Victory Shifts International Spotlight to Policymakers in China

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30 September 2016 | JOHANNESBURG | Countries meeting at the 17th Conference of Parties (COP) of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, won a huge victory for the world’s most threatened forests yesterday by significantly expanding protections for rosewood species.