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Monaco - Overview

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Status and Trends of Biodiversity

Overview

Monaco, a small and highly populated country located in Western Europe, has been working to include the Rio principles into its national legislation. Biodiversity is being protected through restrictions regarding the use of marine environment in protected areas. In addition, marine mammals as well as some fish species are currently under protection... More »

Number and Extent of Protected Areas

2 coastal marine SPA and a wide marine mammal sanctuary with France and Italy (87.000 Km²) covering territorial and high seas.

Implementation of the Convention

Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target

Biodiversity inventories covering marine territorial and marine taxonomical groups. Host of ACCOBAMS Permanent Secretary and financial support of its activities.

National Contacts

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Convention on Biological Diversity

Madame Céline van Klaveren-Impagliazzo
CBD Primary NFP, CHM NFP
M. Raphael Simonet
Protected Areas NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Madame Céline van Klaveren-Impagliazzo
BCH NFP

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