Comparative Ocean Governance
Place-Based Protections in an Era of Climate Change
Robin Kundis Craig, Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, US, where she is affiliated with the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and the Environment
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Series: New Horizons in Environmental and Energy Law series
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.
Contents: Introduction Part I: The Ocean and the Threats to it 1. The Value of the Oceans 2. Non-Climate Threats to Marine Ecosystems and Biodiversity 3. Climate Change and the Oceans Part II: Ocean Governance, International Law, and Place-based Protections for Marine Ecosystems 4. The International Legal Framework of Ocean Governance 5. Place-based Marine Governance: An Overview Part III: Adapting Place-based Marine Governance to Climate Change 6. ‘Accidental’ Adaptation: Climate Change and Existing Place-based Marine Management 7. Purposeful Climate Change Adaptation in Place-based Governance Systems 8. Making Marine Spatial Planning Climate Change Dynamic Conclusion Index