TITLE

An issue for the White House: Tigers and rhinos

AUTHOR(S)
Satchell, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/28/94, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the ultimate fate of the world's rhinoceroses and tigers may lie in President Bill Clinton's hands. By April 1994, he must decide whether to punish China and Taiwan by invoking the Pelly Amendment, a law that calls for trade sanctions to force compliance with an international agreement aimed at protecting endangered species. Declining rhino and tiger population; Killing of the species for profit; More.
ACCESSION #
9403237540

 

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