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Environment Conventions
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[German Version]

There are many international environmental agreements, indicating the efforts of the international community of nations to preserve nature (Environment/Ecology) in its substance as part of human heritage. In addition to many conventions concerning cross-border damage to the environment, the agreements about widespread and global environmental phenomena that deserve special mention are those on the reduction of acid rain of 1985 (sulfur emissions) and 1988 (nitrogen oxide emissions), on the protecti…

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Cansier, Dieter, “Environment Conventions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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