Category Archives: Environment

Launch of a New Research Project at NCLOS: Developing Good Ocean Governance of the Arctic in Times of Unpredictable and Rapid Changes (DOGA)

By: Ingvild Ulrikke Jakobsen, Hilde Woker, Iva Parlov PDF version: Launch of a New Research Project at NCLOS_010721_NCLOS_Blog Matter commented on: developing good ocean governance of the Arctic   The Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea (NCLOS) is excited … Continue reading

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What Role for Traditional Knowledge in the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in the Arctic High Seas?

By: Mana Tugend PDF version: Mana Tugend_260421_NCLOS Blog Matter commented on: the Role of Traditional Knowledge in the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in the Arctic High Seas   1 Introduction The rapidly evolving ocean technologies and environmental changes induced by anthropogenic … Continue reading

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Convenient shipbreaking: shortcomings of environmental obligations for EU ship owners and possible solutions

By: Eva Sinemus PDF version: Eva Sinemus, Final_120321,NCLOS Blog Matter commented on: Shipbreaking and shortcomings of environmental obligations for EU Ship Owners   1 Introduction Global maritime trade reached 11.08 billion tons in 2019 (UNCTAD, Review of Maritime Transport 2020, 2). … Continue reading

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Assessing the role of strategic environmental assessments in the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

By: Kristine Gu PDF version: https://site.uit.no/jclos/files/2019/03/JCLOS-Blog-22.3.2019-Kristine-Gu.pdf Document commented on: President’s aid to negotiations on the international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity … Continue reading

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Towards Normative Coherence in the International Law of the Sea for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

By: Anna-Maria Hubert and Neil Craik PDF-version: Towards Normative Coherence in the International Law of the Sea for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Document commented on: International legally binding instrument under … Continue reading

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

By: Linda Finska PDF version: https://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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