Historic UN talks could save the high seas

Australian Environment Review, 2016.

Références :

Wright, G., Rochette, J. (2016). Historic UN talks could save the high seas. Australian Environment Review, vol. 31, N°5.

Extrait [en anglais] :

"[...] Depending on the contours of a final agreement, a new instrument may:

  • provide for the creation of marine protected areas (MPAs) in ABNJ, potentially restricting or prohib- iting certain activities in a given area;
  • require environmental impact assessment (EIA) to be carried out for a range of activities in ABNJ that do not currently require such a process; and
  • institute a new legal framework for the exploita- tion of marine genetic resources (MGRs) taken from ABNJ. [...]"

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