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Comparative ocean governance [electronic resource] : place-based protections in an era of climate change / Robin Kundis Craig.

Author/Creator:
Craig, Robin Kundis.
Publication:
Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (200 p.)
Series:
New horizons in environmental and energy law.
New horizons in environmental and energy law
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Subjects:
Law of the sea.
Ocean -- Government policy.
Marine ecology -- Government policy.
Climatic changes -- Government policy.
Maritime law.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Comparative Ocean Governance examines the world's attempts to improve ocean governance through place-based management - marine protected areas, ocean zoning, marine spatial planning - and evaluates this growing trend in light of the advent of climate change and its impacts on the seas. This monograph opens with an explanation of the economics of the oceans and their value to the global environment and the earth's population, the long-term stressors that have impacted oceans, and the new threats to ocean sustainability that climate change poses. It then examines the international framework for
Contents:
pt. 1. The ocean and the threats to it
pt. 2. Ocean governance, international law, and place-based protections for marine ecosystems
pt. 3. Adapting place-based marine governance to climate change.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-52292-6
1-78100-520-6
OCLC:
794664068