Comparative Ocean Governance

Place-Based Protections in an Era of Climate Change

New Horizons in Environmental and Energy Law series

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

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.

‘Craig, an environmental law scholar, reviews the history of managing and governing coastal and oceanic systems after providing an extended abstract on historical and current stresses to these areas. She concludes with an extended section detailing emerging management philosophy and practices. The author’s writing style is clear and remarkably lively. . . the book is a good introduction to an emerging topic – managing natural systems as the climate changes.’
– S.R. Fegley, Choice

‘This short book provides a fascinating window into a vast subject.’
– Sally Ramage, The Criminal Lawyer

2014 200 pp Paperback 978 1 78195 191 0 £33.56 £27.00 $33.56 $41.95
2012 200 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 791 2 £103.50 £79.00 $103.50 $115.00

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