Coral traders come to grief on the Thames

July 1991
New Scientist;7/13/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1777, p17
Reveals that Great Britain customs officers seized 17 tonnes of coral from the Philippines after a random search of a Russian freighter on the Thames River. Protection of hard corals by Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species; Trade allowed only if consignments are accompanied by export and import permits.


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