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natural resource

[′nach·rəl ′rē‚sȯrs]
(materials)
A deposit of minerals, water, or other materials furnished by nature.
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According to Articles 3 and 15 of this Convention, access to biological resources is now considered the sovereignty of each State, and is no longer the heritage of humanity (Jeffery 2002, Duarte and Velho 2009); therefore, bioprospecting has become a strategy for developing countries, rich in biodiversity, to increase their ability to conduct scientific and technological activities.
In the Azov-Black Sea fisheries basin, the total catch of aquatic biological resources decreased by 8.
The bio-economy sector, defined as parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources, is thriving in the region, turning over PS91bn a year
The protocol, adopted in 2010, helps nations legally protect their biological resources, enabling fair and equitable sharing of benefits from biological resources.
Turkmenistan played a significant role in bringing together the positions of the littoral states on the text of the draft convention to determine the legal status of the Caspian -- this convention will help create roadmap for cooperation in crucial areas such as security, economy, transport, and management of environment and biological resources.
They confirmed their will to adopt concrete, realistic and efficient measures to strengthen agreements reached at the CBD in Nagoya, Japan, in 2010: the strategic plan on biodiversity for 2011-2020, the decision on financing and the protocol on access to biological resources, and the equitable sharing of benefits from these resources (Access and Benefit-Sharing, or ABS protocol).
Slay (Ozark Highlands office of The Nature Conservancy) summarize subterranean biological resources in the two states.
The proposed Bill on Access to Biological Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge is expected to be finalised this year.
They are negotiating the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) protocol, which is meant to set new international rules for transparent access to biological resources and a fair sharing of any benefits arising from their use.
Summary: New York (United Nations) - Morocco has called for attaching "special interest" to the African continent which lacks means to effectively address the decline in its biological resources and heritage.
This book shows how research can inform protected-area managers and conservation practitioners about the success of conservation efforts, and how it can lead to specific actions that ensure biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of biological resources.
The presentation comprised detailed research material on benefits of biodiversity, ecosystem services, biological resources and the social benefits, protection of water resources and maintenance of hydrological cycles.

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