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DOC take the responsibility of protecting other countries’ taonga as seriously as protecting our own. You might have seen a bit of controversy in the news this week over DOC requesting an antique piano have its ivory key tops removed.

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Our wetlands act like the kidneys of the earth, they are also home to unique wildlife and plants. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands is an international treaty focusing on the conservation of our wetlands.

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World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3 March. It’s a global celebration of wildlife and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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