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Marine Mammals: Exploiting the Ambiguities of Article 65 of the Convention on the Law of the Sea and Related Provisions: Practice under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling

Patricia W Birnie

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) conceals more than it reveals concerning the difficulties experienced by the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea ... More


Whale

Malgosia Fitzmaurice

in International Law's Objects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198798200
eISBN:
9780191858642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798200.003.0046
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the totemic object of the whale. It analyses the provisions of the International Convention on the Regulation of Whaling and the work of the International Whaling Commission. ... More


Introduction

Anthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger

in Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland: The Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen Family, 1902-1908

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007305
eISBN:
9781786944740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007305.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the Aquaforte station within the wider context of both Newfoundland and global whaling. It also examines the shift from traditional to modern whaling technologies. It also ... More


Levels of Marine Human–Wildlife Conflict: A Whaling Case Study

E. C. M. Parsons

in Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199687145
eISBN:
9780191810961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687145.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Human–wildlife conflict theory identifies three levels of conflict. This chapter posits that these three levels of conflict are evident at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) over so-called ... More


The Society of Whaling States

Charlotte Epstein

in The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of an international whaling order by following the trajectory of whaling regulations from the first efforts by Norway and the United Kingdom in the late 1920s, to ... More


The Anti-Whaling Campaign

Charlotte Epstein

in The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the precise stunts, gestures, tactics, and strategies activists used to successfully denormalize whaling. A key strategy consisted of rewriting the discursive categories ... More


State Positionings (II): The Pro-Whaling Discourse

Charlotte Epstein

in The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the recent formation of a pro-whaling discourse developed against the anti-whaling discourse, as an “anti-anti-whaling” discourse, focusing on key signifiers around which the ... More


Whaling, Law, and Culture

MICHAEL K. ORBACH

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the broad-brush history of human value-based governance with respect to whales and whaling. The human history of relationships with whales is long. This chapter focuses on the ... More


The Power of Science?

Charlotte Epstein

in The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter problematizes a set of common expectations regarding science and its relationship to policy making that underpin the International Whaling Commission (IWC). It starts by questioning the ... More


Marine Mammal Conservation and the Law of the Sea

Cameron S. G. Jefferies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190493141
eISBN:
9780190493172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190493141.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Marine mammal conservation remains a hot-button international environmental problem, but progress toward addressing key conservation and management issues within existing governance structures—most ... More


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