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Wildlife Watchdog Focuses on Sturgeon
June 14, 2007 - Associated Press
By Mike Corder

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The global wildlife trade watchdog agreed Thursday to beef up its scrutiny of caviar quotas and make the system more transparent_steps aimed at saving sturgeon from extinction. ...Scientific data supporting the proposals also will for the first time be distributed to any CITES nation that asks for it, increasing transparency, said Phaedra Doukakis.

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