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Living aquatic resource laws and treaties

Living aquatic resource laws and treaties

reference guide


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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

  • Aquatic ecology -- United States,
  • Aquatic ecology,
  • Marine ecology -- United States,
  • Marine ecology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEugene H. Buck.
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1995, 95-174 ENR.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17743785M

    The Columbia River Treaty 2 was signed in by representatives of Canada and the United States and was ratified by the two governments by The treaty provided for the construction of four upper Columbia River basin storage dams: Duncan (), Keenlyside (), and Mica (), all in Canada, and Libby in Montana (). Book Description. China and its neighbours face a series of water security issues, in which international law plays a vital role. Paramount to both policymakers and researchers in the field of water law, the current status of transboundary water cooperation schemes and how these operate in China is . Increasing interest in analysis of policy systems []. Water resource policy issues are receiving increasing attention. It is widely believed that water policy is entering a period of more or less permanent crisis, at least in some regions, and the chilling spectre of worldwide crisis at some point in the future. Given the complexity of international law, national sovereignty and forecasted.

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