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Year of the Gorilla Begins

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On Monday, December 2, 2008, the Year of the Gorilla was launched by the UN and Monaco's Prince Albert. The "Year of the Gorilla" was launched at a ceremony in Rome where Prince Albert II of Monaco and representatives from more than 100 governments gathered this week to discuss increasing measures for nearly 30 species endangered by pollution, climate change and overhunting. Officials for the U.N.-backed

Marine Life Top of CITES Meeting Agenda

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On its agenda is Monaco's proposal to have a complete ban on the international commercial trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna. Oh look, more meetings. From Al Jazeera. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, or Cites that opened in the Qatari capital on Saturday will be discussing 42 proposals during the next two weeks.