Convention on Nature Protection and Wild Life Preservation in the Western Hemisphere, Washington, DC, 1940

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A regional framework applicable to members of the Organization of American States (OAS), this Convention addresses protection of species from human-induced extinction, the establishment of protected areas, the regulation of international trade in wildlife, and special measures for migratory birds, and stresses the need for co-operation in scientific research and other fields relevant to wildlife conservation.

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Treaties: Convention on Nature Protection and Wild Life Preservation in the Western Hemisphere
University of Cambridge: The Convention on Nature Protection and Wildlife Preservation in the Western Hemisphere