Marine mammal conservation is still a hot-button overseas environmental factor, yet growth in the direction of addressing key conservation and administration concerns inside of present governance structures-most particularly the overseas Whaling Commission-has stalled. Cameron Jefferies deals a clean examine the way forward for foreign marine mammal administration in a manner that advances the continued conversation surrounding UNCLOS implementation and potent residing marine source administration, whereas making use of the excellent rational decision-making version as a theoretical framework.
Marine Mammal Conservation and the legislation of the Sea lays out and reviews the marine mammal regulatory panorama. It introduces the rational conservation version, and info the trendy threats to marine mammals, together with weather swap, by-catch, environmental pollutants, send moves. subsequent, it discusses concepts for reform lower than UNCLOS and present treaties, and at last introduces a brand new holistic treaty regime in accordance with the rational dialog version, dependent partly at the UN Fish shares contract. This ebook will entice students, practitioners, and policymakers throughout public overseas legislations, diplomacy, political technology, and environmental coverage within the educational, governmental, IO, and NGO spheres.
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