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It is Just this Simple: the Future of Elephants, Lions, Rhinos, and Other Imperiled Species is on the Line this Week

There are many people, in America and elsewhere, who decry political processes and don't see a place for (international) policy decisions in saving wildlife. Too many machinations; too many loopholes to satisfy special interests; too little enforcement. The 17th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the (CITES) has opened this weekend in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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