Article 23

Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment

Convention Text

Watercourse states shall, individually and, where appropriate, in cooperation with other states, take all measures with respect to an international watercourse that are necessary to protect and preserve the marine environment, including estuaries, taking into account generally accepted international rules and standards.

Video: L Boisson de Chazournes Video: L Boisson de Chazournes Provisions on environmental protection in the UNWC, and their interaction with analogous articles in Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Video: Alistair Rieu-Clarke Video: Alistair Rieu-Clarke Provisions of the UNWC regarding the protection of ecosystems

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