Coral Reef Ecosystems Research and Protection: Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Environment of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Subcommittee on Oceanography, Great Lakes, and the Outer Continental Shelf of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session, April 23, 1992, Volume 4
United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992 - 192 pages
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Page 43 - States shall cooperate on a global basis and, as appropriate, on a regional basis, directly or through competent international organizations, in formulating and elaborating international rules, standards and recommended practices and procedures consistent with this Convention, for the protection and preservation of the marine environment, taking into account characteristic regional features.