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Paragraphs in "Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic" coded as DESCR

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Pre.1 The Parties,
Pre.2 IN PURSUANCE of the objectives laid down in the Memorandum of Understanding, signed at Tromsø on 19 April 1990, on cooperation between countries bordering the North Atlantic Ocean in research, conservation and management of marine mammals;
Pre.3 HAVING REGARD to their common concerns for the rational management, conservation and optimum utilization of the living resources of the sea in accordance with generally accepted principles of international law as reflected in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea;
Pre.4 DESIRING to enhance their cooperation in research on marine mammals and their role in the ecosystem, including, where appropriate, multi-species approaches, and on the effects of marine pollution and other human activities;
Pre.5 BEARING IN MIND the need to develop management procedures which take into account the relationship between marine mammals and other marine living resources;
Pre.6 RECALLING the general principles of conservation and sustainable use of natural resources as reflected in the report of the World Commission on Environment and Development;
Pre.7 CONVINCED that regional bodies in the North Atlantic can ensure effective conservation, sustainable marine resource utilization and development with due regard to the needs of coastal communities and indigenous people;
Pre.8 Have agreed as follows: