Author: Veronica Frank
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
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This book examines the present state of affairs regarding the implementation of the precautionary principle in the law of the sea in different sectors, e.g. pollution of the marine environment, conservation and management of living marine resources, and transboundary transports of radioactive and hazardous wastes.
The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets out how it
Ocean governance has its legal basis in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and in numerous international maritime conventions. These rules help to balance conflicting interests in the uses of the oceans and seas and the protection and preservation of the marine environment. Their efficiency depends,
This books offers a comprehensive and innovative picture of the Community's implementation of its international obligations in the field of the marine environment, looking at the participation of the EC and its member states in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and other relevant agreements.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Helsinki : Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia : Distribution, Akateeminen Kirjakauppa
Books about Marine Pollution in International Law