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SSN Sharks

This newsletter, created by the Species Survival Network Shark Working Group, gives a global look at the relationship between shark conservation and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

 

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March, 2013: The 2013 CITES Conference was a historic one! Learn about important conservation progress made for sharks, frogs, turtles and more.
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