Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution
The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, often abbreviated as Air Pollution or CLRTAP, is intended to protect the human environment against air pollution and to gradually reduce and p...
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Bonn Convention
The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals - more commonlyabbreviated to just the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) or the Bonn Convention-aims to conserve terrestrial...
Ramsar Convention
The Ramsar Convention (formally, the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat) is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of...
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Biosafety Clearing-House
The Biosafety Clearing-House is an international mechanism that exchanges information about the movement of genetically modified organisms, established under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
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Assigned amount units
An Assigned Amount Unit (AAU) is a tradable 'Kyoto unit' or 'carbon credit' representing an allowance to emit greenhouse gases comprising one metric tonne of carbon dioxide equivalents calculated usin...
Working Environment (Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Convention, 1977
Working Environment (Air Pollution, Noise and Vibration) Convention, 1977 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1977, with the preamble stating:
As of 2013, the...
Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty
The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, also known as the Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, or the Madrid Protocol, is part of the Antarctic Treaty System. It provides for c...
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Volatile Organic Compounds Protocol
The Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds or Their Transboundary Fluxes (known as the Volatile Org...
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
The African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources is a continent-wide agreement signed in 1968. It supersedes the Convention Relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in...
Rio Grande Compact
The Rio Grande Compact is an interstate compact signed in 1938 in the United States between the states of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, and approved by the United States Congress, to equitably appo...
Nitrogen Oxide Protocol
Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides or Their Transboundary Fluxes, opened for signature on 31 October 1988 ...
Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals
The Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals is part of the Antarctic Treaty System. It was signed at the conclusion of a multilateral conference in London on February 11, 1972. Abbreviated...
Aarhus Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants
The Aarhus Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants, a 1998 protocol on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), is an addition to the 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (L...
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Climate change mitigation
Climate change mitigation consists of actions to limit the magnitude and/or rate of long-term climate change. Climate change mitigation generally involves reductions in human (anthropogenic) emissions...
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Kyoto Protocol and government action
This article is about the Kyoto Protocol and government action in relation to that treaty.
In total, Annex I Parties managed a cut of 3.3% in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 1990 and 2004 (...
Cebu Declaration on East Asian Energy Security
The Cebu Declaration on East Asian Energy Security was signed by 16 nations after a three hour meeting of delegates at the East Asia Summit in Cebu on January 15, 2007. The countries have agreed to pr...
Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora
The Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora is a set of measures agreed on the third "Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting" in Brussels 1964 as recommendation number VIII. I...
ACCOBAMS
ACCOBAMS, the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea,Mediterranean Sea and contiguous Atlantic area is ‘a cooperative tool for the conservation of marine biodiversity in the Medit...
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Basel Convention
The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, usually known as the Basel Convention, is an international treaty that was designed to reduce the...
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Sydney Declaration
The Sydney APEC Leaders' Declaration on Climate Change, Energy Security and Clean Development was adopted at APEC Australia 2007 on 8 September 2007.The agreement indicates the wish of signatories to ...