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  • The Changing International Law of High Seas Fisheriesby Francisco Orrego Vicuña

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 120.00

    This book examines legal, economic and environmental developments including recent state and international practice. more...

  • Whaling Diplomacyby A. Gillespie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Whaling Diplomacy is the only book that addresses all of the substantive issues relating to the conservation of whales through the International Whaling Commission (IWC). It covers the law, policy, science and philosophy at the heart of each element of the debate, discussing how it has developed, the current problems that beset it and what is necessary... more...

  • Fish Piracyby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 134.00

    Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is a worldwide problem which is increasing in scale. But the international community lacks hard evidence because IUU fishing activities are camouflaged and information and data are therefore often anecdotal. more...

  • International Energy Policy, the Arctic and the Law of the Seaby Myron H. Nordquist; John Norton Moore; Alexander S. Skaridov

    BRILL 2005; US$ 152.00

    The economic health of the global economy is directly tied to international energy policies, and none are more important than those of Russia, which is now the world’s largest petroleum export nation. At the same time, oil and gas are finite resources and new sources of supply must be found. It is certain that the Arctic will be one of the areas of... more...

  • People, Plants, and Patentsby The Crucible Group

    International Development Research Centre 1994; US$ 25.00

    The recent GATT agreement and the Biodiversity Convention have moved intellectual property rights to the centre of South-North relations. Decisions about intellectual property, particularly for plant life,have major implications for food security, agriculture, rural development,and the environment for every country in the South and the North. For the... more...

  • Seeding Solutions, Volume 1by The Crucible Group II

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 35.00

    Volume 1 offers policymakers a clear description of the facts, the fights, and the fora relevant to the ownership, conservation, and exchange of genetic resources. Readers new to these issues will learn from this book why germplasm is important and how it relates to trade negotiations, intellectual property disputes, and food and health security, both... more...

  • Le travail dans le secteur de la pêcheby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 7.95

    Provides the texts of the proposed Convention and Recommendation concerning work in the fishing sector. The texts are based on the Conclusions adopted by the International Labour Conference following the first discussion at its 92nd Session (2004). more...

  • Trabajo en el sector pesqueroby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 7.95

    Provides the texts of the proposed Convention and Recommendation concerning work in the fishing sector. The texts are based on the Conclusions adopted by the International Labour Conference following the first discussion at its 92nd Session (2004). more...

  • Law and Politics in Ocean Governanceby Geir Hønneland

    BRILL 2005; US$ 126.00

    The UN Fish Stocks Agreement was an effort to curb rising conflicts and unilateral actions regarding the rights and duties of States to exploit and manage straddling and highly migratory fish stocks.This volume explores how these commitments are acted upon by States in a selection of regional fisheries management regimes, covering fisheries from the... more...

  • Finders Keepers?by Terence Daintith

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 63.95

    Since the beginnings of the oil industry, production activity has been governed by the 'law of capture,' dictating that one owns the oil recovered from one's property even if it has migrated from under neighboring land. This 'finders keepers' principle has been excoriated by foreign critics as a 'law of the jungle' and identified by American commentators... more...