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Any marine environment, from pond to ocean, in which plants and animals interact with the chemical and physical features of the environment. (Source: GEMET/GILP96)


Alternative labels:
marine environment
ocean ecosystem

In other languages

écosystème marin
морская экосистема
ecosistemas marinos
النظام الإيكولوجي البحري

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with marine ecosystem

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with marine ecosystem. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention
World Heritage Convention
Barcelona Convention
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Governing Council
Cartagena Convention
Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas
United Nations Environment Assembly

Learning resources

Environmental Governance
governance, international cooperation, marine ecosystem