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    • Proposed revision of CITES regulations

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Policies;
    • This is a fact sheet explaining the reasons and facts behind the proposed CITES regulations change during 2006.
    • Multinational Species Conservation Funds: FY11 Update

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet displays two charts on Multinational Species Conservation Funds.
    • African Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses the African Elephant Conservation Fund. In 1988, the United States Congress enacted the African Elephant Conservation Act to establish a fund to help protect, conserve, and manage African elephants. Special emphasis was...
    • Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses how 16,000 Asian elephants are presently tamed and in captivity in the range countries. Today, very few countries use captive elephants as beasts of burden, and captive elephants in many instances face problems including...
    • Marine Turtle Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses all marine turtle species except the flatback are also listed as endangered or threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. In 2004, the United States Congress passed the Marine Turtle Conservation Act (MTCA). The...
    • Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses the wildlife conservation to protect and preserve rhinoceros and tigers in both Africa and Asia. Grants are awarded from this fund for antipoaching programs, habitat and ecosystem management, development of nature...
    • Giant panda policy: questions and answers

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Mammals; Policies; Population control;
    • This is a fact sheet explaining the particular policy regarding the import, export, re-export, take and interstate or foriegn commerce of the giant panda--an animal with its own policy resulting from its high endangerment and unique station in the...
    • Winged ambassadors: bird conservation in the Caribbean

    • Birds; Endangered species; Indigenous populations; International affairs; Islands; Threatened species; Work of the Service; Tropical environments
    • This is a fact sheet abou tthe Winged Ambassadors, a conservation initiative of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The program helps protect the many unique avifauna species endemic to the Caribbean. It briefly explains the situation with these...
    • Facts about federal wildlife laws

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
    • This is a booklet describing laws pertinent to the importation and exportation of endangered animals--alive or dead--and animal parts and products. It includes contact information for obtaining more specific information on the subject.
    • George Schaller oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Alpine environments; Forests; International affairs; Mammals; Mountains; Research; Wilderness; Wildlife management; Wildlife management
    • Oral history interview with George Schaller. Roger Kaye as interviewer.
    • Great ape conservation fund

    • Endangered species; Mammals;Population control; Statistics; Tropical environments; International affairs
    • This is a fact sheet explaining the Great Ape Conservation Fund. It describes the various factors leading to the perilous situation they face, as well as the projects the Fund has designed to help ease the situation.
    • Dave Caswell oral history interview

    • History; Biography; Birds; Game birds; International affairs; Migratory birds; Waterfowl;
    • Oral history interview with Dave Caswell. Interviewed by Mark Madison. Reference to transnational cooperative agreements.
    • Buyer beware Caribbean

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
    • This is a brochure warning travellers to the Caribbean to be watchful of what purchases they make, as certain animal products require permits or are directly illegal to transport internationally under Convention on International Trade in Endangered...
    • Conserving borderline species

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Partnerships; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
    • This is an overview of what Canada and the United States are doing together in order to help protect species the two countries deem as endangered. A description of the background of this partnership is given, followed by ten examples of individual...
    • Wildlife inspector

    • Law enforcement; International affairs; Employees (USFWS);
    • General brochure about wildlife inspection as a career. Wildlife inspectors of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service are the front-line defense against the illegal wildlife trade, a criminal enterprise that threatens species worldwide. These...
    • Wildlife Without Borders: Tiger Conservation Program

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses Wildlife Without Borders: Tiger Conservation Program. In 1994, the United States Congress passed a law to establish the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation on Fund to help protect, conserve, and manage these amazing...
    • Saiga in Decline

    • Recreation; International affairs; Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened; Budgets;
    • This fact sheet discusses the Saiga antelope that was declared critcally endangered in 2002.
    • CITES in the United States

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Policies;
    • This is a web page describing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. It briefly explains the purpose and history of CITES, and offers links to various fact sheets and pertinent CITES information.
    • Wildlife inspector

    • Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Personnel; Work of the Service
    • This is a brochure describes the roles and responsibilities of United States Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife inspectors. It gives information on what must be done to pursue a career as a wildlife inspector.

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