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. backed Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals said they hoped to raise half a million euros ($630,000) for projects aimed at fighting the animals' biggest threats. Officials for the U.N.-backed

Marine Life Top of CITES Meeting Agenda

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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. 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.