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Marine wildlifeProtection legislation in ASEAN

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Published 26th October 2018

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Review of Marine Wildlife Protection Legislation in ASEAN

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 26th October 2018—The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises 10 countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. All the ASEAN counties, except land-locked Lao PDR, are rich in marine biodiversity, with the waters around the southern Philippines and central Indonesia containing the highest levels of marine biodiversity in the world (Burke et al., 2011).

Review of Marine Wildlife Protection Legislation in ASEAN

Report author(s):
Anna Ezekiel

Publication date:
October 2018