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Biological diversity treaty fact sheet by Susan R. Fletcher

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Biodiversity conservation -- United States,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States,
  • Ecosystem management -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCRS report for Congress.
StatementSusan R. Fletcher.
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1996, 95-596 ENR.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16341379M

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The Convention on Biological Diversity, commonly referred to as the Biodiversity Treaty, was one of two major treaties opened for signature at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in The Convention on Biological Diversity, with Annexes, done at Rio de Janeiro June 5, , and signed by the United States in New York on June 4, Date Received from President. 11/20/ Latest Senate Action. 12/01/ Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Convention on Biological Diversity -- ( June 5) Convention on Biological Diversity ( June 5) Biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation. . This work presents a thorough analysis of the biodiversity concept in international law and commentary on the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity which was opened for signature following the UN Conference on Environment and Development. This Convention is the first international treaty explicitly to address all aspects of biodiversity ranging from the conservation and.