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V.N.1 CONVENTION ON NATURE PROTECTION AND WILDLIFE PRESERVATION IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE (WITHOUT ANNEX)
(1,788 words)

Concluded at Washington, 12 October 1940

Entered into force, 1 May 1942

Status information appears at end of document

 

PREAMBLE

The Government of the American Republics, wishing to protect and preserve in their natural habitat representatives of all species and genera of their native flora and fauna, including migratory birds, in sufficient numbers and over areas extensive enough to assure them from becoming extinct through any agency within man’s control; and

Wishing to protect and preserve scenery of extraordina…

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“V.N.1 CONVENTION ON NATURE PROTECTION AND WILDLIFE PRESERVATION IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE (WITHOUT ANNEX)”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-4394_rwilwo_SIM_033019>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20150929



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