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TAKU Total area: 18,100 km2

Countries

Area of Basin in Country km2 %

Canada 16,300 United States 1,700

TREATIES

AND

90.09 9.13

AGREEMENTS

Pacific Salmon TTreaty reaty signed between Canada, the United States and representing TTribes ribes from both nations. Adresses the harvest and management of salmon. Treaty basin: Stikine, Alsek, Taku Date: January 28, 1985 Signatories: Canada, United States of America

RIVER BASIN ORGANIZATIONS

AND

C OMMISSIONS

Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC), set up in compliance with the 1985 PPacific acific Salmon TTreaty reaty Long-term goals include achieving optimum salmon production and providing each Party benefits equivalent to the salmon production originating in its own waters. Treaty basin: Alsek, Stikine, Taku

Date: 1999

Signatories: Canada, United States of America Source: http://www.oceanlaw.net/texts/psc99.htm International Joint Commission (IJC) The International Joint Commission is an independent binational organization established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909. Its purpose is to help prevent and resolve disputes relating to the use and quality of boundary waters and to advise Canada and the United States on related questions. Treaty basin: Alsek, Chilkat, Columbia, Firth, Fraser, Mississippi, Nelson- Saskatchewan, Skagit, St. Croix, St. John, St. Lawrence, Stikine, Taku, Whiting, Yukon Date: 1909 Signatories: Canada, United States of America Source: http://www.ijc.org/en/home/main_accueil.htm

96 — Hydropolitical V ulnerability and R esilience along International W aters: North America Vulnerability Resilience Waters:

NORTH AMERICA :Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters  

This report focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing North America, a continent with about 6.5% of its area covered by surface fre...

NORTH AMERICA :Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters  

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