Ocean Governance

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The conservation and management of marine species that are migratory, are found in areas beyond national jurisdiction or are traded internationally is the responsibility of a number of multilateral fora and legal instruments. These include the United Nations and its various organizations and processes, regional fisheries management organizations and arrangements, CITES, and others. Learn more about these organizations below.

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