The UN’s groundbreaking work in adopting the Law of the Sea Convention stands as a defining moment in the extension of international law . Serious attention was focused on deep seabed minerals in the s, when American geologist John L. Mero published a book entitled The Mineral Resources of the Sea, in which he made the case that the seabed could become a major source of supply for meeting the world's mineral needs. This in turn led Ambassador Arvid Pardo of Malta to deliver a. The law of the sea is a complex and fascinating subject. This textbook explores the subject from the perspective of public international law, covering all the key topics from the legal regimes governing the different jurisdictional zones, to international co-operation for protection of the marine environment. Students interested in international environmental and natural resources . Now in its 14th year, the NILOS Documentary Yearbook provides the reader with an excellent collection of documents related to ocean affairs and the law of the sea, issued each year by organizations, organs and bodies of the United Nations system. Documents of the UN General Assembly, Meeting of State Parties to the UN Law of the Sea Convention, CLCS, ISBA, Author: Harm Dotinga.
Review of U.S. Ocean and Coastal Law iii PREFACE The Oceans Act of (Pub. L. ) charged the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy with making recommendations for a coordinated and comprehensive national ocean policy to promote the protection of life and property, responsible stewardship of ocean and coastal resources, protection of the marine. INTERNATIONAL LAW AND INSTITUTIONS – International Law and the Protection of the Marine Environment - Howard S. Schiffman ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) The development of the modern law of the sea and the growing concern for the condition of the oceans have given rise to a number of legal regimes addressing. Manual of Best Management Practices For Port Operations And Model Environmental Management System Lynn A. Corson, Ph.D., Director Steven A. Fisher Clean Manufacturing Executive Director Technology Institute American Great Lakes Purdue University Ports Association West Lafayette, Indiana Washington, D.C. Deep sea mining is a mineral retrieval process that takes place on the ocean mining sites are usually around large areas of polymetallic nodules or active and extinct hydrothermal vents at 1, to 3, metres (4, to 12, ft) below the ocean’s surface. The vents create globular or massive sulfide deposits, which contain valuable metals such as silver, gold, .
The SOLAS Convention in its successive forms is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of merchant ships. The first version was adopted in , in response to the Titanic disaster, the second in , the third in , and the fourth in The version includes the tacit acceptance. However, the Ballast Water Management Convention, adopted in , aims to prevent the spread of harmful aquatic organisms from one region to another, by establishing standards and procedures for the management and control of ships' ballast water and sediments. Under the Convention, all ships in international traffic are required to manage. 4. Have students read about deep-sea resources and discuss their value to science and business. Distribute the handout The Value of the Deep Sea and Its Resources. Have students read it independently. Discuss each resource from the handout using the following questions to guide the discussion: How are we able to access the resource? Explain. : Natural Resources and the Law of the Sea: Exploration, Allocation, Exploitation of Natural Resources in Areas under National Jurisdiction and Beyond (): Lawrence Martin, Constantinos Salonidis, and Christina Hioureas, Editors, Ian A. Laird, Borzu Sabahi, and Anne Marie Whitesell, General Editors, Lawrence Martin, Constantinos Salonidis, and .