The Convention on the Conservation and Management of Fishery Resources in the South East Atlantic Ocean was signed in 2001 and entered into force on April 13, 2003.
The UN states that this agreement "sets out principles for the conservation and management of those fish stocks and establishes that such management must be based on the precautionary approach and the best available scientific information.
Executive Order 13158 regarding marine coastal areas was signed by President Clinton on May 26, 2000
The Convention for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) was signed on May 10, 1993 and entered into force on May 20, 1994.
The Agreement on Cooperation in Research, Conservation and Management of Marine Mammals in the North Atlantic was signed on April 9, 1992 and entered into force on July 7, 1992.