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Research Handbook on Ocean Acidification Law and Policy

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Research Handbook on Ocean Acidification Law and Policy

9781789900132 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by David L. VanderZwaag, Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Ocean Law and Governance, Marine and Environmental Law Institute, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada, Nilüfer Oral, Faculty of Law, Director, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore, International Law Commission member and Professor, Law Faculty, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey and Tim Stephens, Professor of International Law and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, University of Sydney Law School, Australia
Publication Date: October 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78990 013 2 Extent: c 304 pp
This important Research Handbook provides a guide to navigating the tangled array of laws and policies available to counter the ominous threats of ocean acidification. It investigates the limitations and opportunities for addressing ocean acidification under national, regional and global governance frameworks, including multilateral environmental agreements, law of the sea and human rights instruments.

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This important Research Handbook provides a guide to navigating the tangled array of laws and policies available to counter the multiple threats of ocean acidification. It investigates the limitations and opportunities for addressing ocean acidification under global governance frameworks, including multilateral environmental agreements, law of the sea and human rights instruments.
 
The book also describes regional and national approaches and challenges in responding to ocean acidification. The special vulnerabilities of the Arctic, Antarctic and South Pacific are highlighted. Limited responses by regional sea programmes and regional fisheries management organizations are summarized. Case studies are provided from Australia, Brazil, China and the United States.
 
This discerning Research Handbook will be a welcome read for policy makers and students with an interest in the laws and policies of marine governance and climate change. This will also be an ideal read for those who are interested in the pressing environmental issues facing the world community.
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Contributors include: Jiayu Bai, John M. Baxter, Sherry P. Broder, Maureen T. Brooks, Hilal Elver, Ellycia R. Harrould-Kolieb, Elizabeth B. Jewett, Elizabeth A. Kirk, Dan Laffoley, Nelson A. Lagos, Joanna Mossop, Nilüfer Oral, Naporn Popattanachai, Rosemary Rayfuse, Maria Helena Fonseca de Souza Rolim, Beatriz Martinez Romera, Karen N. Scott, Nadja Steiner, Tim Stephens, Jiaxin Sui, Kerry Tetzlaff, David L. VanderZwaag, Victor A.M.F. Ventura, Clement Yow Mulalap

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