International Environment, Biodiversity and Climate resources

International Legal Research

Information about International Environment, Biodiversity and Climate resources in free legal resources:

Treaties & Agreements

International Organizations

Jurisprudence $ Commentary

European Union

IP Law

International Environment, Biodiversity and Climate resources

Antarctic Treaty SystemScientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL) Major Global Environmental Instruments

Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal , UNEP, Geneva, Switzerland.

Convention on Biological Diversity , Montreal, Canada.

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) carries the text of the treaty as well as updated appendices and notifications on endangered species.

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (the Ramsar Convention), IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Convention to Combat Desertification, Geneva, Switzerland. (Under construction)

Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI) Full text, summaries and status of Treaties and other international agreements related to global environmental change. Maintained by Columbia University’s Center for International Earth Science Information Network.

European Environmental Law Full text cases and legislation on European Community Environmental Law as well as conference listings, discussion forums, reviews and links. Housed at Maastricht University.

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission.

International WaterLaw Project

International Whaling Commission Secretariat for the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling .

Internet Guide to International Fisheries Law Includes Fisheries Agreements and texts dealing with marine mammals and other species.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: International Agreements Concerning Living Marine Resources of Interest to NOAA Fisheries

North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation at the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Montreal, Canada.

Ozone Secretariat Nairobi, Kenya. Maintains the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database From Oregon State University, a searchable database of summaries and full text of 150 water-related treaties.

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Secretariat

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat

United Nations Environment Programme Register of Environmental Conventions

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Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, Convention on Biological Diversity, International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, Montreal Protocol, Treaties, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

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