Category Archives: Environment

Did the latest Resolution on Marine Plastic Litter and Microplastics take us any closer to pollution-free oceans?

By: Linda Finska PDF version: http://site.uit.no/jclos/files/2018/01/JCLOS-Blog-100118_Marine-Litter_Finska.pdf Document commented on: United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme, Resolution on Marine Litter and Microplastics, UNEP/EA.3/L.20, Third Session, 4-6 December 2017 According to the Ellen McArthur Foundation, by 2050 there … Continue reading

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The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment

By: Eva Romée van der Marel  PDF Version: The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines … Continue reading

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