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The message of this e-book is trouble for environmental matters now not wishes justification. Its goal is to place environmental conservation into standpoint through its achievements, disasters and difficulties, and by means of reading the demanding situations and possibilities it faces.

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3129 (XXVIII), December 13, 1973, on Cooperation in the Field of the Environment Concerning Natural Resources Shared by Two or More States; UNGA Res. 34/186, 18 December 1979, on Co-operation in the Field of the Environment Concerning Natural Resources Shared by Two or More States; UNGA Res. 34/188, 18 December 1979, on International Cooperation in the Field of the Environment; and UNGA Res. 35/74, 5 December 1980, on International Co-operation in the Field of the Environment. UNGA Res. 36/7, October 27, 1981.

41. 1. The Amazon basin. Source: Informe de de Gestión 2004–2005, Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO), p. 6. 1). The longest of these borders are with Bolivia, Peru, and Colombia. Ecuador is the only Amazon State with which Brazil does not share a land border. In Brazil, Article 2 of Law 1806 of January 6, 1953, created the concept of the “Legal Amazon” (Amazônia Legal), an administrative unit encompassing various states (Acre, Amazonas, Amapá, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins, Mato Grosso, part of 4 M.

Although the Amazon States recognize their “sovereign responsibility” over that region, they reject the idea of protecting the Amazon as the world’s park. Instead, according to the document prepared in 1990 under the aegis of the Latin America and Caribbean Commission on the Development and Environment, entitled Our Own Agenda, these countries stressed the particular role of the Amazon:69 The Amazon cannot be considered simply an ecological treasure and an important regulator of global climate; it is a major development resource.

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