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1. Protected Areas International - Regional Conventions and Agreements (Points) [geodata_2124]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


2. Protected Areas International - Regional Conventions and Agreements (Polygons) [geodata_2123]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


3. Participation in Treaties - Convention on Biological Diversity [geodata_1488]
The Convention on Biological Diversity promotes conservation of biodiversity among nations through scientific and technological cooperation, access to financial and genetic resources, and transfer ...


4. Participation in Treaties - Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals [geodata_1577]
CMS has a unique role to play in focusing attention on and addressing the conservation needs of the 107 endangered species presently listed in Appendix I - including, among others, the Siberian crane, ...


5. Participation in Treaties - Rotterdam Convention [geodata_1580]
The Convention establishes the principle that export of a chemical covered by the Convention can only take place with the prior informed consent of the importing party. The Convention establishes ...


6. Participation in Treaties - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (National Reports, UNFCCC) [geodata_1479]
The ultimate objective of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is "to achieve stabilization of atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases at levels that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic ...


7. Participation in Treaties - Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora [geodata_1578]
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) works by subjecting international trade in specimens of selected species to certain controls. These require ...


8. Participation in Treaties - Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol [geodata_1487]
Through The Vienna Convention on the Protection of the Ozone Layer governments committed themselves to protect the ozone layer and to co-operate with each other in scientific research to improve ...


9. Participation in Treaties - World Heritage Convention [geodata_1576]
According to the World Heritage Convention, "cultural heritage" is a monument, group of buildings or site of historical, aesthetic, archaeological, scientific, ethnological or anthropological value. ...


10. Participation in Treaties - Kyoto Protocol [geodata_1478]
Building on the framework of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol broke new ground with its legally-binding constraints on greenhouse gas emissions and its innovative "mechanisms" aimed at cutting the ...


11. Participation in Treaties - United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea [geodata_1579]
Navigational rights, territorial sea limits, economic jurisdiction, legal status of resources on the seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction, passage of ships through narrow straits, conservation ...


12. Participation in Treaties - Ramsar Convention on Wetlands [geodata_1575]
The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and ...


13. Participation in Treaties - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification [geodata_1574]
In 1992, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) or so called Rio Earth Summit remmended the elaboration of a United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). ...


14. Participation in Treaties - Basel Convention [geodata_1477]
The Basel Convention on the Control of Tranboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal was adopted in 1989 and entered into force on 5 May 1992.


15. Participation in Treaties - Stockholm Convention on Persistant Organic Pollutants [geodata_1573]
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are chemical substances that persist in the environment, bioaccumulate through the food web, and pose a risk of causing adverse effects to human health and the ...


16. Territorial Sea [geodata_0277]
Territorial sea is defined under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as the 12-nautical mile zone from the baseline or low-water line along the coast. The coastal State's ...


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