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Conservation of biological diversity and international law

Klemm C. de
IUCN (ID: MON-048134)
Publisher | Place of publication
IUCN - ELC | Bonn, Germany
82 p.
Document type
Field of application
Wild species & ecosystems
Wild fauna Wild flora Biodiversity Policy/planning Management/conservation

Other references


Convention relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in their Natural State

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Vested rights/existing rights, Biodiversity, Wild flora, Wildlife products, Protected animal species, Wild fauna, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of species, National parks, Protection of habitats, Management/conservation, Protected area

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000069)


Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat

Treaty | Multilateral | Ramsar |

Keyword: Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Birds, Protection of habitats, Wetlands, Monitoring, Management/conservation, Migratory species, Coastal zone management, Protected area, Land-use planning

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000531)


Protocol concerning Protected Areas and Wild Fauna and Flora in the Eastern African Region

Treaty | Multilateral | Nairobi |

Keyword: Hunting gear/hunting methods, Alien species, Protected area, Fishery management and conservation, Data collection/reporting, Ecosystem preservation, Wild flora, Research, Biodiversity, Wild fauna, Hunting/capture, Traditional rights/customary rights, International agreement-text, Migratory species, Protection of species, Endangered species, Education, Protection of habitats, Management/conservation

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000821)


Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Treaty | Multilateral | Washington |

Keyword: Inventory, Wild flora, Authorization/permit, Endangered species, Certification, Biodiversity, International trade, Protected plant species, Protected animal species, Wild fauna, Wildlife products, Management/conservation, Offences/penalties, International agreement-text, Trade in species

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000483)


United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Treaty | Multilateral | Montego Bay |

Keyword: Alien species, Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Management/conservation, Deep sea bed, Islands, Bycatch, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Risk assessment/management, Fishing licence fee, Authorization/permit, Fishery management and conservation, Total allowable catch, Marine fisheries, Liability/compensation, Pollution control, Future generations, Marine pollution, Dispute settlement, Monitoring, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Maritime zone, Policy/planning, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Size, Contract/agreement, Access right, Education, Data collection/reporting, Research, EIA, International organization, Long-range air pollution, Marine mammals, Mining, Business/industry/corporations, High seas, Sovereignty, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Migratory species, Vessel ownership, Court/tribunal, Marine resources management, Jurisdictional competence, Fishing licence, Harbour, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Fishing gear/fishing method, Navigation, Registration, Continental shelf, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Exploration, Seasons, International relations/cooperation, Technology transfer, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sustainable use

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000753)


African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Treaty | Multilateral | Algiers |

Keyword: Potable water, Biodiversity, Protected area, Wildlife products, Zoning, Water supply, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Erosion, Hunting gear/hunting methods, International agreement-text, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Wetlands, Research, Wild fauna, Education, Wild flora, Ecosystem preservation

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000492)


Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

Treaty | Multilateral | Paris |

Keyword: Inventory, Institution, Research, Cultural heritage, Financing, Education, Management/conservation, Data collection/reporting, Special fund, Protected area

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-155235)


Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

Treaty | Multilateral | Bonn |

Keyword: Inventory, Endangered species, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation, Birds, Protected animal species, Research, Protection of habitats, Institution, Protection of species, Management/conservation, Data collection/reporting, Dispute settlement, Wild fauna, Protected area, Mammals, Migratory species

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000495)