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Micronesia, Federated States of
  • The Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia1, 1978

The Constitution of Micronesia does not explicitly provides for environmental protection but contains the following provision regarding natural resources:
"Section 2. The following powers are expressly delegated to Congress: [...]
(m) to regulate the ownership, exploration, and exploitation of natural resources within the marine space of the Federated States of Micronesia beyond 12 miles from island baselines"

Environmental legislation in Micronesia can be accessed through the Food and Agriculture Organization Legal Office's website.





1. The official English version of the Constitution of Micronesia is available here.