The Marine Mammal Commission Compendium of Selected Treaties, International Agreements, and Other Relevant Documents on Marine Resources, Wildlife, and the Environment: Marine pollution (continued)

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Contents

ANTARCTICA
2436
1223
2447
Cooperation London 1990
2455
International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund
2456
Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control
2466
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
2467
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area
2493
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes
2512
Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution Bucharest 1992
2523
Protocol on the Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against
2541
Annex IVRegulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from
2545
Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from LandBased Sources
2546
MARINE SCIENCE AND EXPLORATION
2569
Convention for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
2576
Convention on the International Hydrographic Organisation Monaco 1967
2582
See also Antarctica Environment and Natural Resources and Fisheries
2599
Protocol Concerning Mediterranean Specially Protected Areas Geneva
2620
Provisional Understanding Regarding Deep Seabed Matters Geneva 1984
2626
Convention for a North Pacific Marine Science Organization PICES Ottawa
2634
Memorandum of Understanding Vancouver 1990
2640
Memorandum of Understanding on the Avoidance of Overlaps and Conflicts
2657
NONBINDING DOCUMENTS
2669
Brighton 1980
2672
BOLIVIA
2713
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC
2714
Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere in Outer Space
2727
Convention on Conduct of Fishing Operations in the North Atlantic London
2744
Kuwait Regional Convention for Cooperation on the Protection of the Marine
2749
South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Raratonga 1985
2763
BILATERAL DOCUMENTS INVOLVING TILE UNITED STATES
2769
Environment and Natural Resources
2773
BRAZIL
2783
CANADA
2789
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals Bonn
2794
Memorandum of Intent Concerning Transboundary Air Pollution
2796
Convention on LongRange Transboundary Air Pollution Geneva 1979
2809
Fisheries
2823
Convention for the Extension of Port Privileges to Halibut Fishing
2829
Convention on Great Lakes Fisheries Washington 1954
2841
Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic
2845
Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Development of the Marine
2847
Marine and Freshwater Pollution
2873

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Page 3306 - States have, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of international law, the sovereign right to exploit their own resources pursuant to their own environmental policies, and the responsibility to ensure that activities within their jurisdiction or control do not cause damage to the environment of other States or of areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.
Page 2746 - Chinese texts of which are equally authentic, shall be deposited in the archives of the Depositary Governments. Duly certified copies of this Treaty shall be transmitted by the Depositary Governments to the Governments of the signatory and acceding States.
Page 2733 - Organization. 2. Each Member of the United Nations undertakes to respect the exclusively international character of the responsibilities of the Secretary-General and the staff and not to seek to influence them in the discharge of their responsibilities.
Page 2522 - Activities in the Area'' means all activities of exploration for, and exploitation of, the resources of the Area; 4. "Pollution of the marine environment" means the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment (including estuaries) which results or is likely to result in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources and marine life, hazards to human health, hindrance to marine activities, including fishing and other legitimate uses of the...
Page 2733 - SecretaryGeneral and the staff shall not seek or receive instructions from any government or from any other authority external to the organization. They shall refrain from any action which might reflect on their position as international officials responsible only to the organization.
Page 2823 - Whereas differences have arisen respecting the Liberty claimed by the United States for the Inhabitants thereof, to take, dry, and cure Fish on certain Coasts, Bays, Harbours, and Creeks of His Britannic Majesty's Dominions in America...
Page 2725 - ... or any other nuclear explosion, at any place under its jurisdiction or control : (a) in the atmosphere; beyond its limits, including outer space; or under water, including territorial waters or high seas; or (b) in any other environment if such explosion causes radioactive debris to be present outside the territorial limits of the State under whose jurisdiction or control such explosion is conducted.
Page 2726 - Treaty undertakes furthermore to refrain from causing, encouraging, or in any way participating in, the carrying out of any nuclear weapon test explosion, or any other nuclear explosion, anywhere which would take place in any of the environments described, or have the effect referred to, in paragraph 1 of this Article.
Page 2726 - ... 2. This Treaty shall be subject to ratification by signatory States. Instruments of ratification and instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which are hereby designated the Depositary Governments.
Page 2698 - ... necessary to secure compliance with laws or regulations which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Agreement...

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