Treaties and Conventions to which United States (contiguous states) (USA) is a Member
n = 55
Short Title Long Title
Agreed Measures Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora
Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas
Antarctic Treaty Antarctic Treaty
APFIC Asia Pacific Fishery Commission
CEC Commission for Environmental Cooperation
CCAMLR Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
Stradd. /Highly Migr. Fish St. Agr. Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks
World Heritage Convention Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage
Driftnet Convention Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific
SPREP Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
N.A. Fishg. Oper. Conduct Cnvt. Convention on Conduct of Fishing Operations in the North Atlantic
EIA Convention Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context
Living Res. of the High Seas Cnvt. Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas
CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
LRTAP Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution
Convention on Nature Protection and Wildlife Preservation in the Western Hemisphere
Continental Shelf Convention Convention on the Continental Shelf
Basel Convention Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal
High Seas Convention Convention on the High Seas
IMO Convention Convention on the International Maritime Organization
London Dumping Convention Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter
Territorial Sea Convention Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone
Ramsar Convention Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat
E-Pacific Ocean Tuna Fishing. Agr. Eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Fishing Agreement
CECAF Fishery Commission for the Eastern Central Atlantic
GLFC Great Lakes Fishery Commission
IOFC Indian Ocean Fishery Commission
IPFC Indo-Pacific Fishery Commission
IATTC Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
ICCAT International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
MARPOL 73/78 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
OPRC International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation
ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
INPFC International North Pacific Fisheries Commission
IPHC International Pacific Halibut Commission
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention
IWC International Whaling Commission
MP Montreal Protocol for the Protection of the Ozone Layer
NASCO North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization
NPAFC North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission
NPFSC North Pacific Fur Seal Commission
PICES North Pacific Marine Science Organization
NAFO Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
PSC Pacific Salmon Commission
Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the South Pacific Region by Dumping
SPC Secretariat of the Pacific Community
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty South Pacific Fisheries Treaty
SPREP South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and under Water
Treaty between the United States and Great Britain Respecting Boundary Waters Between the United States and Canada
Treaty on Fisheries between the Governments of Certain Pacific Island States and the Government of the United States of America
Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
WECAFC Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission
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