Environment minister

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An environment minister (sometimes minister of the environment or secretary of the environment) is a cabinet position charged with protecting the natural environment and promoting wildlife conservation. The areas associated with the duties of an environmental minister depends largely of the needs of an individual countries or states.

The World's first minister of the environment was the Norwegian botanist Olav Gjærevoll from the Labour Party. He was appointed in 1972.

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