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2011-07-18 13:54
Ms. Lisa Janishevski, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Protected Areas Bill Approved in Guyana’s National Assembly

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On July 7, 2011 at a sitting of Guyana’s Parliament the Protected Areas (PA’s) Bill was debated upon and approved by all parties sitting in the national assembly, with minor adjustments. With the passage of the legislation an announcement for new protected areas in Guyana is anticipated.  The Bill provides “for the protection and conservation of Guyana’s natural heritage and natural capital; the creation, management and financing of a national system of protected areas…”.
 

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