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The Amazon Cooperation Treaty (ACT)

The Amazon Cooperation Treaty (ACT), signed on July 1978 by Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, is a legal instrument that recognizes the transboundary nature of the Amazon. Until the 1970's, environmental preservation was no more than a commitment in light of the 1972 Stockholm Declaration that considered environmental protection one of the future priorities of mankind.
Published in _Amazon Global
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Nile Basin Initiative

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to equitable and sustainable management and development of the shared water resources of the Nile Basin. NBI Member States include Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Eritrea is as an observer.

Published in _Nile river basin
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Ural Basin project

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Looking for ways to improve the situation it was decided to initiate the transboundary Project on the preservation of natural sturgeon habitats in the Ural river and securing their migration routes. The ultimate Project goal is to establish and manage an International Ural Sturgeon Park with the active involvement of local communities in the nature conservation measures.

Published in Zhayyq (Lower Ural)
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