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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of downlist.
  • adj. moved further down a list, or given the status of something further down a list


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  • Ocean be "downlisted" from CITES 'appendix one category for

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The WWF, IUCN, Traffic and CITES 'secretariat, have all backed the Southern African nations' proposals to have their populations of elephant "downlisted" from CITES 'appendix one, reserved for animals closed to extinction and which bans trade in the species, to appendix two, which permits closely monitored and regulated trade.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In May it was announced that the humpback whale population has climbed from 1,500 to 20,000 individuals, resulting in it being "downlisted" from vulnerable to least concern, according to the IUCN's Red List. News

  • There is no substantive difference between, "Technorati just downlisted a few blogs," and "Jason down the street just downlisted a few blogs."

    Are the Days of Independent Political Bloggers Numbered? Digby and Atrios Chime In

  • Let's face it -- the American middle class, endangered species that it is, has been downlisted -- i.e., the government no longer believes it's obligated to protect it.

    Ross M. Levine: Middle Class? You've Been Downlisted by the GOP

  • Because of several successful transplants, in 1978 the greenback cutthroat trout was downlisted from endangered to threatened.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • South Africa has proposed to Cites that its elephant population be downlisted to allow for an experimental quota of stockpiled ivory from the Kruger National Park ivory store to be sold to Japan.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Most members then felt that the elephant populations in the three African countries no longer faced threats to their future and should be downlisted from the highest-risk category Appendix 1.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Zimbabwe wanted the elephant downlisted from CITES Appendix 1, which bans trade in listed species, to Appendix 2, which allows controlled trade.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Come June, Southern Africa will be speaking with one voice save for South Africa, which is more interested in having its white rhinos downlisted to Appendix Two.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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