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Convention on Biological Diversity

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

Convention on Biological Diversity

report together with minority views (to accompany Treaty doc. 103-20)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation,
  • Renewable natural resources -- Law and legislation,
  • Biotechnology industries -- Law and legislation,
  • Sustainable development -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesExec. report / 103d Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 103-30
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. ;
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14450862M
    OCLC/WorldCa30867040

    2 Convention on Biological Diversity, June 5,, art. 1, 31 I.L.M. (entered into force Dec. 29, )[hereinafter Convention]. 3 The Agreements include the Rio Declaration, Convention on Climate Change, Conven-tion on Biological Diversity and Statement of Principles on Forests. * Official Handbook of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - a major international agreement under continuous development * Gives full details of the CBD and of the discussions and decisions of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD * Essential resource for all those involved in the political process and with biological conservation issues The threats to the world's biodiversity and.

      Predictions about the success of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are pessimistic. It has now become commonplace to bemoan the scope, ambition, and deeply political nature of a convention that addresses issues ranging from ecosystems protection to the exploitation of genetic resources, from conservation to justice, and from commerce to scientific by: About this Item: London. Earthscan Publications Ltd., Paperback. t the CD-ROM. - In , at the Earth Summit in Rio, the United Nations adopted the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to agree international measures aimed at preserving the vital ecosystems and biological resources on which we all depend.

      Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that Cited by: 4. Book Description. In , at the Earth Summit in Rio, the United Nations adopted the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to agree international measures aimed at preserving the vital ecosystems and biological resources on which we all depend.


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