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Special issue: International instruments and marine turtle conservation

various authors
Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy | Vol. 5(1-2); 1 - 156; 156 p.
IUCN (ID: ANA-068798)
Publisher | Place of publication
Kluwer Law International | The Hague, the Netherlands
Document type
Article in periodical
Field of application
India, Mexico
Wild species & ecosystems
Trade in species Wild fauna Protected animal species Management/conservation Bycatch

Contents: - Marine turtles and international instruments: The agony and ecstasy - The status of sea turtles under international environmental law and international environmental agreements - Turtles, tuna and treaties: Strengthening the links between international fisheries management and marine species conservation - International and national instruments and marine turtle conservation in India - The Inter-American Convention for the protection and conservation of Sea Turtles and its implementation in Mexican law - The Convention on Migratory Species and other interna- tional instruments relevant to marine turtle conservation: Pros and cons - Community-based conservation via global legislation? Limitations of the Inter-American Convention for Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles - An evaluation of the perceived effectiveness of international instruments for sea turtle conservation

Other references


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)


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)


Convention on Biological Diversity

Treaty | Multilateral | Rio de Janeiro |

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Institution, EIA, Subsidy/incentive, Policy/planning, Crops/grasses, Biodiversity, Sustainable use, Monitoring, Dispute settlement, Protected area, Ex-situ conservation, Alien species, Financing, Education, Data collection/reporting, Access and benefit sharing, Traditional rights/customary rights, Genetic resources, Biotechnology, Research, Protection of habitats, Liability/compensation, Management/conservation, Technology transfer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001148)


Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles

Treaty | Multilateral | Caracas |

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Trade in species, Coastal zone management, Protection of habitats, Inventory, Institution, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Protected animal species, Bycatch, Data collection/reporting, International agreement-text, Wild fauna, Marine resources management, Fishing gear/fishing method, Monitoring, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Turtles

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001250)