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Protecting Marine Biodiversity In Latin America Through Area-Based Fisheries Regulation, Xiao Recio-Blanco 2015 Duke University

Protecting Marine Biodiversity In Latin America Through Area-Based Fisheries Regulation, Xiao Recio-Blanco

Xiao Recio-Blanco

Governments all around the world have addressed the challenge of marine resources management enacting laws and enforcing public policies. To date, most of these initiatives have failed. In Latin America, sophisticated environmental protection statutes are already in place. Unfortunately, these statutes are largely overlooked by sea users and government officials. Lack of compliance has become the most significant hurdle to the sustainable use of Latin America’s marine resources.

Recently, governments and Non-Governmental Organizations in Latin America have showed increased interest in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP). MSP is a process that analyzes the spatial distribution of human activities at sea ...


Land Ho! Two Words An Injured Longshore Or Harbor Worker Never Wants To Hear, Adam Hare 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Land Ho! Two Words An Injured Longshore Or Harbor Worker Never Wants To Hear, Adam Hare

Catholic University Law Review

In 1927, the United States Congress passed the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) to provide workers’ compensation coverage to maritime workers injured outside the purview of state workers’ compensation laws. Rigid judicial interpretation of the original Act, however, led to inequitable outcomes in the maritime industry. Workers neither on land nor on the water when injured could not claim workers’ compensation benefits under state or federal laws. The 1972 amendments to the LHWCA sought to cure this inequity. The amended Act included a situs requirement. This Comment analyzes the most important judicial interpretations of the situs requirement ...


Transnational Area-Based Ocean Management: Finding Avenues For Regulatory Harmonization, Xiao Recio-Blanco 2015 Duke University

Transnational Area-Based Ocean Management: Finding Avenues For Regulatory Harmonization, Xiao Recio-Blanco

Xiao Recio-Blanco

In the last few decades, governments have regulated human activities at sea and their environmental impact through piecemeal, use-by-use prescriptive regulation. These domestic laws have been unable to solve basic problems such as overfishing or marine habitat loss.

Some ocean management experts have argued that managing areas of the sea in order to maximize one or a set of objectives might be more effective than the non-spatial approach. Implementing a comprehensive system of area-based management requires planning and zoning. The process of marine spatial planning (MSP) involves assessing ocean resources as well as current and future uses; identifying compatible and ...


Contemporary Uses Of Force Against Terrorism: The United States Response To Achille Lauro-Questions Of Jurisdiction And Its Exercise, Jeffrey A. McCredie 2015 Montgomery County, PA

Contemporary Uses Of Force Against Terrorism: The United States Response To Achille Lauro-Questions Of Jurisdiction And Its Exercise, Jeffrey A. Mccredie

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


A Taxing Endeavor: Local Government Protection Of Our Nation's Coasts In The "Wake" Of Climate Change, Simone Savino 2015 Florida State University College of Law

A Taxing Endeavor: Local Government Protection Of Our Nation's Coasts In The "Wake" Of Climate Change, Simone Savino

Simone Savino

A storm is brewing, and not just in our nation’s coastal waters. The effects of climate change are becoming alarmingly apparent: sea levels are rising, storm surges are intensifying and ocean temperatures are warming at increasing speeds. Higher storm surges have led to increased flooding in coastal zones and nearby low-lying regions. The need for greater disaster preparedness in areas vulnerable to storm surges is evident, not just in the United States, but worldwide. As a direct result, coastal towns and cities have been left with the daunting task, and cost, of implementing littoral adaptation measures such as beach ...


Further Steps In The Clarification Of The Soviet Position On The Innocent Passage Of Foreign Warships Through Its Territorial Waters, Erick Franckx 2015 Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Further Steps In The Clarification Of The Soviet Position On The Innocent Passage Of Foreign Warships Through Its Territorial Waters, Erick Franckx

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Deployment Of Geoengineering By The Private And Public Sector: Can The Risks Of Geoengineering Ever Be Effectively Regulated?, Daniela E. Lai 2015 SelectedWorks

Deployment Of Geoengineering By The Private And Public Sector: Can The Risks Of Geoengineering Ever Be Effectively Regulated?, Daniela E. Lai

Daniela E Lai

Geoengineering has been described as any large-scale environmental manipulation designed with the purpose of mitigating the effects of climate change without decreasing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). Currently there are no specific rules regulating geoengineering activities particularly if geoengineering is deployed in areas beyond national jurisdiction. This article argues that, in order to mitigate the risks of geoengineering, there needs to be effective regulation of its deployment both in international and domestic law. The risks of geoengineering can only be effectively regulated if there is international cooperation between all levels of governments and private individuals involved in the research and development ...


Survey Of United States Jurisdiction Over High Seas Narcotics Trafficking, Jeffrey D. Stieb 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Survey Of United States Jurisdiction Over High Seas Narcotics Trafficking, Jeffrey D. Stieb

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Law Of The Sea - Deep Seabed Mining - United States Position In Light Of Recent Agreement And Exchange Of Notes With Five Countries Involved In Preparatory Commission Of United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea, Katherine Dixon 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Law Of The Sea - Deep Seabed Mining - United States Position In Light Of Recent Agreement And Exchange Of Notes With Five Countries Involved In Preparatory Commission Of United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea, Katherine Dixon

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Left-To-Die Boat: Review 2, Peter Mares 2014 Swinburne University, Inside Story

The Left-To-Die Boat: Review 2, Peter Mares

RadioDoc Review

In March 2011 an inflatable boat carrying 72 asylum seekers from sub-Saharan Africa set out from the coast of Libya hoping to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa. As one Italian official commented, sailing from Libya towards Italy should have been ‘a bit like doing a slalom between military ships’. Yet as, out of fuel, supplies of food and water dwindled to nothing and the people on board began to get sick and die, the boat continued to drift and no help came. Eventually it floated all the way back to the Libyan coast. Of the 50 men, 20 women ...


The Pacific War, Continued: Denationalizing International Law In The Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Dispute, Joseph Jackson Harris 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

The Pacific War, Continued: Denationalizing International Law In The Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Dispute, Joseph Jackson Harris

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Distant Island Problem: The Arbitration On The Delimitation Of The Maritime Zones Around The French Collectivite Teritoriale Of Saint-Pierre-And-Miquelon, Merritt R. Blakeslee 2014 Steptoe & Johnson

The Distant Island Problem: The Arbitration On The Delimitation Of The Maritime Zones Around The French Collectivite Teritoriale Of Saint-Pierre-And-Miquelon, Merritt R. Blakeslee

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Carriage Of Hazardous Cargoes By Sea - The Hns Convention, Peter Wetterstein 2014 Abo Akedemi University, Finland

Carriage Of Hazardous Cargoes By Sea - The Hns Convention, Peter Wetterstein

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Port State Control: Strong Medicine To Cure A Sick Industry, John Hare 2014 University of Cape Town

Port State Control: Strong Medicine To Cure A Sick Industry, John Hare

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Some Reflections Over The Brussels Convention Of 1952 Relating To Arrest Of Sea-Going Vessels And Its Amending Process, Jose M. Alcantara 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Some Reflections Over The Brussels Convention Of 1952 Relating To Arrest Of Sea-Going Vessels And Its Amending Process, Jose M. Alcantara

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Exclusivity Of The Warsaw Convention's Cause Of Action: The U.S. Supreme Court Removes Some Of The Expansive Views Foundations In Zicherman V. Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd., Brian S. Tatum 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Exclusivity Of The Warsaw Convention's Cause Of Action: The U.S. Supreme Court Removes Some Of The Expansive Views Foundations In Zicherman V. Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd., Brian S. Tatum

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Future Of Whaling: Should The International Whaling Commission Create A Broadened Cultural Exemption To The Whaling Moratorium For Iceland?, Ramsey Henderson 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

The Future Of Whaling: Should The International Whaling Commission Create A Broadened Cultural Exemption To The Whaling Moratorium For Iceland?, Ramsey Henderson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Maritime Boundaries In The Baltic Sea: Post-1991 Developments, Erik Franckx 2014 Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Maritime Boundaries In The Baltic Sea: Post-1991 Developments, Erik Franckx

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Applying The Third Un Convention On The Law Of The Sea To Living Marine Resources: Comparing The Approaches Of The United States And South Africa To Highly Migratory Species Management, Erica Wright 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Applying The Third Un Convention On The Law Of The Sea To Living Marine Resources: Comparing The Approaches Of The United States And South Africa To Highly Migratory Species Management, Erica Wright

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Challenges To The Territorial Integrity Of Guyana: A Legal Analysis, Thomas W. Donovan 2014 American University in Cairo

Challenges To The Territorial Integrity Of Guyana: A Legal Analysis, Thomas W. Donovan

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


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