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Mexican Protected Natural Areas

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Title: Mexican Protected Natural Areas  
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Subject: Mexican Natural Monuments, Geography of Mexico, Economy of Mexico, Mexican Flora and Fauna Protection Areas, Mexican Nature Sanctuaries
Collection: Geography of Mexico, Protected Areas of Mexico
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Mexican Protected Natural Areas

Mexico's Protected Natural Areas are 158 designated "Natural Areas" in Mexico, representing 11% of the nation's surface area, and are protected and administrated by the National Commission of Protected Natural Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, or CONANP), a federal agency. CONANP [1] administrates:

See also

  • LGEEPA - Mexico's groundbreaking 1988 environmental legislation

External links

  • CONANP web site (Spanish)

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