US and Russian delegates sign the US-Russia Polarbear Agreement. Credit: USFWS

Credit: USFWS

Bilateral and multilateral environmental agreements establish guidelines that participating nations mutually agreed upon. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – International Affairs supports these agreements in order to promote cooperation and coordination between other countries in regards to international environmental issues. International Affairs currently works with bilateral and multilateral agreements that conserve natural resources between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, as well as the United States and Russia, and the United States and China.