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CONVENTION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF ANTARCTIC MARINE LIVING RESOURCES (CCAMLR)

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French Equivalent: Convention pour la conservation de la faune et de la flore marines de l’Antarctique (CCAMLR)

Definition:
The Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) which entered into force in 1982, has as its objective the conservation of Antarctic marine living resources (the term “conservation” includes rational use).

Context:
Signature and ratification is open to all States and regional economic integration organisations. The Convention applies to the Antarctic marine living resources of the area south of 60°S latitude and to the Antarctic marine living resources of the area between that latitude and the Antarctic Convergence that form part of the Antarctic marine ecosystem.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Hyperlink:
http://www.ccamlr.org/

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2013