Agreement Pursuant to Article VI of the Convention on Nature Protection and Wildlife Preservation in the Western Hemisphere

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Summary

The United States and Panama declare Barro Colorado Island in Gatun Lake a Nature Monument. Each government agrees to seek legislation for the preservation and protection of the Nature Monument as envisioned in Article IV of the Convention on Nature Protection and Wildlife Preservation in the Western Hemisphere. They agree to collaborate for scientific research, to make that research available to all the American Republics and to be mindful of this agreement when executing duties of the Panama Canal Treaty.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)
  • Panama Canal Treaty

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 33 UST
  • Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse
  • Treaty

Notes

Both English and Spanish translations are included. This agreement is part of the Panama Canal treaty, signed on Sept. 7, 1977 and entered into force on Oct. 1, 1979

Contained within

United States Treaties and Other International Agreements, Vol. 33, Part 1 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1981
  • 09/07/1977

Topic

  • Protected areas
  • Rain forest ecology
  • Treaties
  • Field Stations
  • Ecology
  • Panama Canal (Panama)
  • Islands
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Nature conservation
  • Natural resources
  • Agreements

Place

  • United States
  • Panama

Physical description

Number of pages: 10; Page Numbers: 446-456

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