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Paragraphs in "Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment" coded as DESCR

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Pre.1 The Governments of:
Pre.2 the Democratic Republic of the Sudan, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Palestine represented by the Palestine Liberation Organization, the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, the Somali Democratic Republic, the Yemen Arab Republic,
Pre.3 Realizing that pollution of the marine environment in the waters of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden by oil and other harmful or noxious materials arising from human activities on land or at sea, especially through indiscriminate and uncontrolled discharge of these substances, presents a growing threat to marine life, fisheries, human health, recreational uses of beaches and other amenities,
Pre.4 Mindful of the special hydrographic and ecological characteristics of the marine environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden and the particular vulnerability of its coral reefs where most biota exist,
Pre.5 Conscious of the need to ensure that the processes of urban and rural development and resultant land use should be carried out in such a manner as to preserve, as far as possible, marine resources and coastal amenities, and that such development should not lead to deterioration of the marine environment,
Pre.6 Convinced of the need to ensure that the processes of industrial development should not, in any way, cause damage to the marine environment, jeopardize its living resources or create hazards to human health,
Pre.7 Recognizing the need to develop an integrated management approach to the use of the marine environment and the coastal areas which will allow the achievement of environmental and development goals in a harmonious manner,
Pre.8 Recognizing also the need for a carefully planned research, monitoring and assessment programme in view of the scarcity of scientific information on marine pollution in the region,
Pre.9 Considering that the States of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden have a special responsibility to protect the marine environment of the region,
Pre.10 Aware of the importance of co-operation and coordination of action on a regional basis with the aim of protecting the marine environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden for the benefit of all concerned, including future generations,
Pre.11 Bearing in mind the existing international conventions relevant to the present Convention,
Pre.12 Aiming to fulfil the objectives of the Charter of the League of Arab States, and the Charter and Constitution of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization,
Pre.13 Have agreed as follows: