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International law and lions (Panthera leo): understanding and improving the contribution of wildlife treaties to the conservation and sustainable use of an iconic carnivore

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Lion (Panthera leo) conservation features prominently on the agendas of international wildlife treaties like the 1973 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the 1979 Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS or Bonn Convention). Nevertheless, lion range and numbers have declined markedly over the last two decades (Bauer et al. 2016). In this review we assess the present role of international wildlife treaties ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Publisher:
Pensoft Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Conservation Journal website
Volume:
21
Pages:
83–128
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-08-08
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EISSN:
1314-3301
ISSN:
1314-6947
Pubs id:
pubs:713758
URN:
uri:77501b03-2cea-43a2-af5a-88c7156a8ec0
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uuid:77501b03-2cea-43a2-af5a-88c7156a8ec0
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pubs:713758

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