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Signing of the Apennines Convention

Mar 09, 2006 / Francesco Pastorelli
On 24 February the Italian Apennine mountain range was endowed with a new protection and management instrument following the signing of the Apennines Convention at the political level.
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Der Appenin erstreckt sich über 15 italienische Regionen ©
The Convention was signed in L'Aquila by representatives of the Ministry of the Environment, the 15 regions concerned, the local authorities (Anci, Uncem, Upi), the Italian Association of Nature Parks, and the Legambiente environmental organisation. According to its initiators the Apennines Convention is the first convention worldwide to focus fully on the role of protected areas.
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