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Realising Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use in Southern Hemisphere Oceans beyond National Jurisdiction: Challenges and Prospects

Chapter


Abstract


  • The southern hemisphere is dominated by oceanic influences with 80% of its surface

    area consisting of ocean space. It hosts abundant marine biodiversity, which is under

    increasing pressure from activities such as fisheries and shipping as well as multiple

    sources of marine pollution and climate change impacts. The process initiated

    by the UN General Assembly (unga) Resolution 69/292 to develop the elements of

    an international legally binding treaty (ilbi) for conservation and sustainable use of

    marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (abnj) has the potential to

    contribute to a more integrated and cross-sectoral system of oceans governance at a

    global and regional scale. This chapter examines key features of the existing global

    and regional ocean governance framework in the southern hemisphere and how the

    anticipated ilbi might enhance existing ocean governance frameworks.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Warner, R. M. (2019). Realising Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use in Southern Hemisphere Oceans beyond National Jurisdiction: Challenges and Prospects. In M. H. Nordquist, J. Norton. Moore & R. Long (Eds.), The Marine Environment and United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 Life below Water (pp. 111-136). Leiden: Brill Nijhoff.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/3699

Book Title


  • The Marine Environment and United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 Life below Water

Start Page


  • 111

End Page


  • 136

Place Of Publication


  • Leiden

Abstract


  • The southern hemisphere is dominated by oceanic influences with 80% of its surface

    area consisting of ocean space. It hosts abundant marine biodiversity, which is under

    increasing pressure from activities such as fisheries and shipping as well as multiple

    sources of marine pollution and climate change impacts. The process initiated

    by the UN General Assembly (unga) Resolution 69/292 to develop the elements of

    an international legally binding treaty (ilbi) for conservation and sustainable use of

    marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (abnj) has the potential to

    contribute to a more integrated and cross-sectoral system of oceans governance at a

    global and regional scale. This chapter examines key features of the existing global

    and regional ocean governance framework in the southern hemisphere and how the

    anticipated ilbi might enhance existing ocean governance frameworks.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Warner, R. M. (2019). Realising Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use in Southern Hemisphere Oceans beyond National Jurisdiction: Challenges and Prospects. In M. H. Nordquist, J. Norton. Moore & R. Long (Eds.), The Marine Environment and United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 Life below Water (pp. 111-136). Leiden: Brill Nijhoff.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/3699

Book Title


  • The Marine Environment and United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 Life below Water

Start Page


  • 111

End Page


  • 136

Place Of Publication


  • Leiden