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The International Legal Regime for the Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment from Land-based Sources of Pollution

Thomas A. Mensah

in International Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298076
eISBN:
9780191685378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298076.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

While it has been universally recognized that pollution from land-based sources presents the most serious threat to the marine environment, there has been no consensus on the most effective means of ... More


The Relationship between Environmental Damage and Pollution: Marine Oil Pollution Laws in Malaysia and Singapore

David Ong

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the relationship between environmental damage and pollution in the marine sphere. It begins by tracing the evolution of the legal definition of marine pollution from its ... More


The Interdependence between Environment and Development: Marine Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

Ignazio Musu

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the interdependence between the environment and development, as well as the effect of marine pollution in the Mediterranean Sea. The chapter talks about environmental ... More


7. Environmental Claims over the Exclusive Economic Zone

James Kraska

in Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea: Expeditionary Operations in World Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199773381
eISBN:
9780199895298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773381.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses environmental claims over the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The assertion of excessive coastal state or international environmental regulation in the EEZ poses the third of ... More


From Permission to Prohibition: The 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea and Protection of the Marine Environment

Catherine Redgwell

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/9780199299614.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the evolution of marine environmental protection, with particular reference to the regulation of dumping activities. It poses the fundamental question: in the light of significant ... More


The Secretariat of the International Maritime Organization: A Tanker for Tankers

Sabine Campe

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Founded in March 1948, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for maritime safety and the prevention of marine pollution from ships. ... More


The Role of the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility in the Implementation of the Regime of the Convention on the Law of the Sea

David Freestone

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/9780199299614.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

After more than 20 years, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) still stands as a massive achievement in the history of codification efforts in international law. This chapter ... More


Abandonment of Energy Sites and Structures: Relevant International Law*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The legal regulation of the offshore abandonment of structures and installations on the continental shelf is determined by international law. Onshore, international law scarcely touches abandonment ... More


Comment and Analysis: Juridical Insights into the Protection of Community Interests through Provisional Measures: Reflections on the ITLOS Jurisprudence

Yoshifumi Tanaka

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

With the emergence of the concept of community interests, it appears that international law is entering into a new stage of its development. In this regard, an issue arises whether and to what extent ... More


The International Law of the Sea: India and the UN Convention of 1982

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book discusses the developments that have taken place in the laws of the sea in the last sixty years. The earlier European Law of the Sea was the special concern of a few seafaring nations and ... More


The State of Seabird Island Ecology: Current Synthesis and Global Outlook

M.S. Durrett and C.P.H. Mulder

in Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735693
eISBN:
9780190267803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735693.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter summarizes the key points of each chapter and highlights vital lessons learned from reviews and comparative analyses of systems across the globe. It offers general recommendations for ... More


A System for Law of the Sea Dispute Settlement

Tullio Treves

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/9780199299614.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) is at the centre of a web of international obligations and institutions whose contracting parties do not necessarily coincide. In the ... More


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