Namibia and Botswana Threaten Divorce From Wildlife Treaty
The two countries have threatened to withdraw from the international wildlife treaty - CITES - after a proposal to allow for the hunting and trade of the white rhino was rejected by the convention. The ministers of environment from the two countries say that there is no need to be party to the treaty if it frustrates their region's conservation efforts.
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