The term “CITES” means the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (27 UST 1087; TIAS 8249).
The term “conservation” means the use of all methods and procedures necessary to protect nesting habitats of marine turtles in foreign countries and of marine turtles in those habitats, including—
(A)protection, restoration, and management of nesting habitats;
(B)onsite research and monitoring of nesting populations, nesting habitats, annual reproduction, and species population trends;
(C)assistance in the development, implementation, and improvement of national and regional management plans for nesting habitat ranges;
(D)enforcement and implementation of CITES and laws of foreign countries to—
(i)protect and manage nesting populations and nesting habitats; and
(ii)prevent illegal trade of marine turtles;
(E)training of local law enforcement officials in the interdiction and prevention of—
(i)the illegal killing of marine turtles on nesting habitat; and
(ii)illegal trade in marine turtles;
(F)initiatives to resolve conflicts between humans and marine turtles over habitat used by marine turtles for nesting;
(G)community outreach and education; and
(H)strengthening of the ability of local communities to implement nesting population and nesting habitat conservation programs.
The term “Fund” means the Marine Turtle Conservation Fund established by section
6604 of this title.
(4) Marine turtle
(A) In general
The term “marine turtle” means any member of the family Cheloniidae or Dermochelyidae.
The term “marine turtle” includes—
(i)any part, product, egg, or offspring of a turtle described in subparagraph (A); and
(ii)a carcass of such a turtle.
(5) Multinational Species Conservation Fund
The term “Multinational Species Conservation Fund” means the fund established under the heading “multinational species conservation fund” in title I of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 (16 U.S.C. 4246).
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.
Title I of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999, referred to in par. (5), is Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(e) [title I], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–231, 2681–232. Provisions under the heading “multinational species conservation fund” in Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(e) [title I] appear at 112 Stat. 2681–237 and are classified in part to section
4246 of this title.
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