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The active management of the earth's natural resources and environment to ensure their quality is maintained and that they are wisely used. (Source: GEMET/PHC)

The concept is used in the context of biodiversity, environment, and natural resources, including protection and management. It refers to the act of preserving, guarding or protecting, meanwhile keeping in mind the sustainable character and wise use (Source: drafted)

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conservación
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with conservation

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with conservation. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention sur la diversité biologique
Convention de Bâle
Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d'extinction
Convention sur la conservation des espèces migratrices
Protocole de Nagoya
Traité international sur les ressources phytogénétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture
La Convention du patrimoine mondial
Protocole de Kyoto
Convention sur les zones humides
Convention des Nations Unies sur la lutte contre la désertification
Convention de Rotterdam
Convention de Barcelone
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Land-Based Sources Protocol
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Convention de Cartagena
Convention de Jeddah
Convention de Bamako
ASCOBANS
Accord relatif à la Conservation des Chauves-Souris en Europe
Convention des Carpates
Assemblée des Nations Unies pour l’environnement

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Conservation and Sustainable Use projects

In situ conservation - Protecting the Protected Areas: Partnering to Expand the Most Precious 17% of the Planet