F07.204.Biodiversity2 (1)

F07.204.Biodiversity2 (1) - Biodiversity Rx Treatment for a...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Biodiversity Rx Treatment for a Healthy Ecosystem Why do we care about biodiversity? 1. Ecological Services 2. Food 3. Medicine 4. Recreation 5. Ethics
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What can we do? 1. Legislation Hunting & Fishing Regulations
Background image of page 2
1. Legislation 1. International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (I-1946) 2. Marine Mammal Protection Act (US-1972) 3. Cod Fishing Ban 1. Legislation Wildlife Trade Regulations CITES (I - 1975) Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Ivory Trade Ban (1989) 172 countries (2007)
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
1. Appendix I shall include all species threatened with extinction which are or may be affected by trade. Trade in specimens of these species must be subject to particularly strict regulation in order not to endanger further their survival and must only be authorized in exceptional circumstances. 2. Appendix II shall include:(a) all species which although not necessarily now threatened with extinction may become so unless trade in specimens of such species is subject to strict regulation in order to avoid utilization incompatible with their survival; and (b) other species which must be subject to regulation in order that trade in specimens of certain species referred to in sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph may be brought under effective control. 3. Appendix III shall include all species which any Party identifies as being subject to regulation within its jurisdiction for the purpose of preventing or restricting exploitation, and as needing the co-operation of other Parties in the control of trade. 4.
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course ENVSCI 204 taught by Professor Robviens during the Fall '07 term at Bellevue College.

Page1 / 13

F07.204.Biodiversity2 (1) - Biodiversity Rx Treatment for a...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online