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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 15: Life on Land


Destruction refers to damage to an object, system, being or idea, as in legal damages and physical vandalism.

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Organizations relating to Destruction

International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage / London, UK / Est. 2001
Arolsen Archives - International Center on Nazi Persecution / Bad Arolsen, Germany / Est. 1943
Associação SOS Amazonia / Rio Branco, Brazil / Est. 1988
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs\' and Heroes\' Remembrance Authority / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1953
Kurdish Women Action Against Honour Killing / Est. 2000
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility / Washington DC, USA
Convention on the International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects / Est. 1972
European Association for Holocaust Studies / Krakow, Poland / Est. 2003
European Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Caused by Motor Vehicles / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1973
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction / Est. 1997
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1992
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous / New York NY, USA / Est. 1986
International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation / Darmstadt, Germany / Est. 1993
Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1952
International School for Holocaust Studies / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1993
Wildlife Alliance / New York NY, USA / Est. 1994
Simon Wiesenthal Center / Los Angeles CA, USA / Est. 1978
European Association of Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 2001
World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants / Burlington MA, USA / Est. 1987
Association of Holocaust Organizations / Hollis NY, USA / Est. 1985
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage / Est. 1997
Council for a Livable World / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1962
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological - Biological - and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction / Est. 1972
International March of the Living / New York NY, USA / Est. 1993

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World Problems relating to Destruction

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened mangrove wetland habitats
Uncontrolled dogs
Environmental hazards from transport systems
Vulnerability of marine environment to catastrophic warfare damage
Decreasing diversity of biological species
Extinct megafauna
Destruction of wetland environments
Threatened species of Mysticeti
Diseases of the respiratory system
Tropical deforestation
Natural environmental degradation from recreation and tourism
Crop vulnerability
Threatened coral reef ecosystems
Threatened species of Amphibians
Angel dust
Gender abortions
Unsustainable agricultural development
Soil degradation
Forest decline
Natural environment degradation
Environmental degradation
Environmental consequences of war
Extermination of wild animals
Threatened monuments and historic sites

Action Strategies relating to Destruction

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Incinerating wastes
Using biological pest control
Compiling directory of endangered species
Treating kidney damage
Preventing disease
Conserving endangered species of farm animals
Preserving natural ecosystems
Destroying rural subsistence economy
Damaging agricultural land
Restoring damaged wetlands to productive condition
Protecting global environment
Restoring environmental damage
Compensating for pollution damage caused by substances other than oil
Assigning responsibility for damage caused by accidental spills of hazardous waste
Protesting environmental issues
Protecting marine ecosystems
Preventing species extinctions
Conserving endangered predatory animals
Conserving endangered species of birds
Conserving endangered species of mammals
Conserving endangered species of reptiles
Destroying drug crops with biocontrol agents
Eliminating weapons of mass destruction

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