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Prohibiting entry of certain wild fauna and flora species into the EU

Published by AGRINFO on ; Revised

Summary

This EU Regulation prohibits certain wild fauna and flora species from entry into the European Union, in line with existing conservation rules set out by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as an international agreement between governments. It aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of species.