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Draft: National Parks and Wildlife Protection Act

Postby Iraqialand » Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:27 pm

Area of effect: Strongly
Category: Wildlife

THERE is a need for protection in Wildlife according to the World Assembly;

ADRESSING that the World Assembly need to protect lands which has endangered or critically endangered animals because they should survive and continue;

AWARE of the effects of these animals if humans try to build on the land because we do not want to see them die and have our human progess continue;

CONCERNED that they would end up being extinct;

DEFINING a National Park as a place where endangered and critically endangered animal's habitats are, and a place which has scenery, and has no houses built on the land unless if it is donated to the park;

DECLARING that any animals which are endangered or critically endangered should not be hunted, and/or captured at all,

BELIEVING that we as the World Assembly jointly protect the National Parks and Wildlife

HEREBY PROCLAIMING that the National Parks and Wildlife Protection Act come into existence.
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Postby New Begnion » Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:28 pm

Nice resolution, Iraqialand! :)

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Postby Iraqialand » Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:29 pm

Thanks. Ask me what to change, but after 3 drafts, I will automatically submit the act.

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Postby Friedman and Rothbard » Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:01 pm

Comments in bold.

Iraqialand wrote:Area of effect: Strongly
Category: Wildlife

THERE is a need for protection in Wildlife. According to whom?

ADRESSING [sic] that they (who?) need to protect lands which has endangered or critically endangered animals; Why do "they" need to protect these beasts?

AWARE of the effects of these animals if humans try to build on the land, The animals die. Human progress continues.

CONCERNED that they would end up being extinct, and would be only seen in museums, stuffed; Point?

DEFINING a National Park as a place where endangered and critically endangered animal's habitats are, and a place which has scenery, and has no houses built on the land unless if it is donated to the park;

DECLARING that any animals which are endangered or critically endangered should not be hunted, and/or captured at all,

BELIEVING that we as the World Assembly jointly protect the National Parks and Wildlife

HEREBY PROCLAIMING that the National Parks and Wildlife Protection Act come into existence.


I am strongly against this resolution. It is absurd to put the interests of mere beasts ahead of those of humankind.
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Postby Iraqialand » Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:06 pm

We must keep them together, because without the endangered and critically endangered animals, it would upset the balance of Mother Nature.

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Postby Krioval » Fri Dec 04, 2009 8:06 pm

Endangered species have already been addressed: Endangered Species Protection. That also covers habitat destruction.

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Postby Grays Harbor » Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:14 pm

As pointed out by Krioval, there already is an Endangered Species Protection Act, and Mandating National parks is a bit outside the purview of the WA, and is best left to the Nations which the national parks are in. They are, after all National parks, not World parks.
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Postby Enn » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:30 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:As pointed out by Krioval, there already is an Endangered Species Protection Act, and Mandating National parks is a bit outside the purview of the WA, and is best left to the Nations which the national parks are in. They are, after all National parks, not World parks.

Fortunately, this proposal does not require national parks. Fortunate for Enn anyway, which consists entirely of the Grand City, the two Minor Cities (Lantar and Enclave), and farmland. Where would we put a national park?

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Postby Grays Harbor » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:40 pm

Enn wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:As pointed out by Krioval, there already is an Endangered Species Protection Act, and Mandating National parks is a bit outside the purview of the WA, and is best left to the Nations which the national parks are in. They are, after all National parks, not World parks.

Fortunately, this proposal does not require national parks. Fortunate for Enn anyway, which consists entirely of the Grand City, the two Minor Cities (Lantar and Enclave), and farmland. Where would we put a national park?

Stephanie Fulton, of Enn


It reads like it does require them to us anyhow, but we could be incorrect. As to where to put them? Well, nothing anywhere delineates how large a national park must be, only that it exist. That office on the 14th floor of the Flimm Building nobody rents could be used as a park.
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Postby Burninati0n » Sat Dec 05, 2009 6:52 am

Umm, please explain to me why this is necessary?

viewtopic.php?p=731470#p731470
RECOGNIZING:
1) That in the ever-expanding industrial world, it is virtually impossible to avoid endangering the welfare of certain entire animal species.
2) That in the past, industry has callously driven hundreds of animal species to extinction.
3) The welfare of human populations on many planets is directly dependent on the health of their planets' ecosystem.
4) Without legislation, many more species will be driven to extinction.

APPALLED:
1) That certain nations and businesses knowingly destroy entire ecosystems and endanger species, even driving some to extinction.
2) In many cases, conservation efforts are non-existent, extremely badly organized, or otherwise ineffective.

HEREBY:
- Requires nations to restrict encroachments onto habitats of endangered animals, pollution levels in and around the habitats of endangered species, and hunting of endangered animals based on WA Endangered Species Committee determinations (Described later).

- Forms the WA Endangered Species Committee (WAESC) with the following and responsibilities:
1) The WAESC is responsible for determining reasonable numbers at which each species will be considered endangered.
2) The WAESC is responsible for accurately monitoring species’ numbers.
3) Should a species become endangered, or exhibit repeated numeric decline, the WAESC is responsible for creation of and direction of conservation efforts.
4) Should a species become endangered, the WAESC is responsible for protecting the species' remaining habitat through halting business or residential encroachment into the species' habitat, and by reducing the amount of pollution in the species' habitat. The WAESC may also severely restrict the hunting of endangered species.
5) Should a species come so near extinction that saving them in the wild is not feasible, the WAESC is responsible for capturing remaining members of the species, and attempting to repopulate the species enough to be released back into the wild.

- Should the WAESC restrict hunting of an endangered animal that a non-industrial tribe, or non-industrial aboriginal group relies upon for survival, the WAESC must ensure that the group is not destroyed or threatened by the restrictions it imposes.

- The WAESC may determine not to protect a species that is becoming endangered if that species is determined to be a threat to public health due to its parasitism or infectiousness (such as a bacteria, virus, or other parasite).

- If the WAESC restricts the usage of privately owned land, and this causes the property to lose value, then the WAESC must justly compensate for the landowner's loss, as well as any other reasonable losses incurred by its land use restriction.

- Urges nations to pass other pieces of legislation for protection of certain species within their own borders.


Also, viewtopic.php?f=9&t=30&p=428#p425
RECOGNISING that the maintenance of a balance between the advances of modern life and the natural world is a vital but often neglected factor in the hope of the world’s continued prosperity.

REALISING that the World Assembly, as a governing body and aid to the international community as a whole, has the responsibility to help explore and protect the environment and its resources.

SECTION 1-The World Assembly Environmental Council

The World Assembly hereby creates the World Assembly Environmental Council (WAEC) as a neutral organisation for the benefit of the environment and our continued existence within it.

SECTION 2-The Aims and Activities of the WAEC

a) The WAEC shall conduct research to identify and resolve environmental problems including but not limited to: climate change, pollution, depletion of natural resources, and natural disasters, in association with experts in the respective field. Scientists shall be employed from around the world to produce detailed accounts and records for the WAEC to help them issue advice to the international community

b) The WAEC shall publish records of all its findings and activities and make them public. These shall include annual surveys of the condition of the environment and assessments of potential future dangers and damages.

c) Nations are urged to assist WAEC research within their own country. However, members must avoid putting pressure upon scientists so that WAEC work is without bias.

d) The WAEC has the authority to monitor the environment of international territory in addition to the environments of World Assembly members. All surveys and studies shall be carried out legally in accordance with international and national law.

e) Based upon the advice and suggestions of scientists and the facts made clear in WAEC scientific reports, the WAEC shall discuss and debate goals or limits to be aimed for by particular nations or by the World Assembly as a whole. The progress of nations to whom particular goals or limits have been suggested will be monitored and governments are strongly urged to cooperate with the activities of the Council.

SECTION 3- Funding of the WAEC

Funding for the WAEC shall come directly from the World Assembly; it shall receive no additional funding from other sources.
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Postby Charlotte Ryberg » Sat Dec 05, 2009 8:33 am

While I appreciate the intents of this draft, there is no need to submit for the reasons said above. Also, there should have not been just National Parks, but also wild country areas.

Yours etc,

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Postby Flibbleites » Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:11 pm

Furthermore, and I'm surprised no one pointed this out yet, there is no "Wildlife" category.

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Postby A mean old man » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:02 pm

Iraqialand wrote:AWARE of the effects of these animals if humans try to build on the land because we do not want to see them die and have our human progess continue;


So they should not die and our human progress should then not continue?
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Postby Zivenzia » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:43 am

Why is there never any "middle of the road" solution? Why is it always "People must stop going there/building there/living there or the rare Iguanaland fish-bird will DIE!!!". Surely people are smart enough to be able to figure out a way to coexist without resorting to draconian mandates?

Or am I just having those extra-spicy marinara dreams again?

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Postby A mean old man » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:53 am

Zivenzia wrote:Why is there never any "middle of the road" solution? Why is it always "People must stop going there/building there/living there or the rare Iguanaland fish-bird will DIE!!!". Surely people are smart enough to be able to figure out a way to coexist without resorting to draconian mandates?

Or am I just having those extra-spicy marinara dreams again?


"Middle of the road" solution? Hmm. I tried that, and look what happened to me...

Make sure you don't eat that marinara too close to bed-time in the future.
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A: SC#16 - Repeal "Liberate The Security Council"
A: SC#26 - Commend The Joint Systems Alliance
A: SC#30 - Commend 10000 Islands
A: SC#37 - Condemn NAZI EUROPE
A: SC#38 - Repeal "Condemn NAZI EUROPE"
A: GA#149 - On Expiration Dates
C: SC#58 - Repeal "Commend Sedgistan"
A: SC#62 - Repeal "Condemn Swarmlandia"
C: SC#63 - Commend Ballotonia
A: SC#65 - Condemn Punk Reloaded
C: GA#163 - Repeal "Law of the Sea"
A: SC#72 - Repeal "Commend Mikeswill"
C: SC#74 - Condemn Lone Wolves United
C: SC#76 - Repeal "Condemn Thatcherton"
A: SC#81 - Repeal "Condemn Anthony Delasanta"
C: SC#83 - Condemn Automagfreek
C: SC#84 - Repeal "Liberate Islam"
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Postby Charlotte Ryberg » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:56 am

Flibbleites wrote:Furthermore, and I'm surprised no one pointed this out yet, there is no "Wildlife" category.

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Environmental, Woodchipping would have been the best match.

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Postby Krioval » Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:44 pm

Charlotte Ryberg wrote:
Flibbleites wrote:Furthermore, and I'm surprised no one pointed this out yet, there is no "Wildlife" category.

Bob Flibble
WA Representative

Environmental, Woodchipping would have been the best match.

Sarah Harper
WA Delegate


We were thinking "unsubmitted" would be a good category.

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