Export controls on `works of nature' rejected

Bown, William
August 1991
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p7
Comments on the decision by Britain's Department of Trade and Industry to not extend export controls to natural objects. Letter from Peter Lilley, the trade secretary, to the Office of Arts and Libraries (OAL); Reaction of museum curators to the decision; Natural history; Sale of Lizzie, the oldest fossil reptile in the world, two years ago; The Stuttgart Natural History Museum; National Museums of Scotland; More.


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