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The Future of the Law of the Sea

Bridging Gaps Between National, Individual and Common Interests


ISBN: 978-3-319-51273-0 (Print) 978-3-319-51274-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. The Equitable and Sustainable Exploitation of Marine Environment and of Its Resources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Adapting to Sea Level Rise: A Law of the Sea Perspective

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-43

      The Common Fisheries Policy: A Difficult Compromise Between Relative Stability and the Discard Ban

    4. Chapter

      Pages 45-63

      Some Recent Questions Regarding the European Union’s Public Access Fisheries Agreements

    5. Chapter

      Pages 65-86

      The Protection of Biodiversity in the Framework of the Common Fisheries Policy: What Room for the Shared Competence?

    6. Chapter

      Pages 87-103

      Marine Scientific Research: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

    7. Chapter

      Pages 105-126

      Protecting Arctic Ocean Marine Biodiversity in the Area Beyond National Jurisdiction

    8. Chapter

      Pages 127-144

      The Environmental Legal Framework for the Development of Blue Energy in Europe

    9. Chapter

      Pages 145-161

      The Black Sea and Blue Energy: Challenges, Opportunities and the Role of the European Union

  3. The National and International Response to Maritime Crimes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

    2. Chapter

      Pages 165-189

      Exploring the Ambiguity of Operation Sophia Between Military and Search and Rescue Activities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 191-212

      Private Maritime Security Contractors and Use of Lethal Force in Maritime Domain

    4. Chapter

      Pages 213-237

      United Nations Authorized Embargos and Maritime Interdiction: A Special Focus on Somalia

    5. Chapter

      Pages 239-269

      The Right of Innocent Passage: The Challenge of the Proliferation Security Initiative and the Implications for the Territorial Waters of the Åland Islands