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senate Bill S. 3508

Global Conservation Act of 2010

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Foreign Relations
    IntroducedJune 17th, 2010

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Title

Global Conservation Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to strengthen the capacity of the United States to lead the international community in reversing renewable natural resource degradation trends around the world that threaten to undermine global prosperity and security and eliminate the diversity of life on Earth, and for other purposes.

Summary

Global Conservation Act of 2010 - Directs the President to: (1) designate a Special Coordinator for Global Conservation; (2) through the Special Coordinator establish the International Conservation Strategy to help combat global natural resource and biodiversity degradation in developing countries; and (3) establish the President's Advisory Committee for Global Conservation. Directs the Coordinator to establish the Interagency Working Group on Global Conservation. Urges the President to work with the world's major foreign assistance donor countries to: (1) develop an international conservation assistance strategy; (2) identify multilateral coordinating mechanisms; and (3) promote existing multilateral initiatives designed to identify meaningful levels of interim funding for forest conservation in developing countries. Requires the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to submit to Congress a national intelligence estimate on the anticipated geopolitical and regional security effects of the global degradation of renewable natural resources and the implications of such effects for U.S. national and economic security.

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