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A Sea Change: The Exclusive Economic Zone and Governance by Syma A. Ebbin, Alf H. Hoel, Are Sydnes

By Syma A. Ebbin, Alf H. Hoel, Are Sydnes

This is often the 1st systematic evaluation of the foreign 200-mile unique fiscal area. thus far, one hundred forty five states have ratified the legislations of the ocean conference, and such a lot have tested EEZs. This quantity specializes in the explicit nature of the EEZ and the development and evolution of associations stemming from its creation, in particular interpreting advancements at neighborhood, nationwide and foreign degrees.

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The rights and duties of the coastal state are set out in Article 56. Paragraph (a) of that article gives to the coastal state sovereign rights for the purpose of exploring and exploiting, conserving and managing the natural resources, whether living or non-living, of the sea-bed and sub-soi1 and the 1 For a discussion on problems associated with the use of the acronym ‘UNCLOS’, see Edeson (2000). A. Ebbin et al. eds. , A Sea Change: The E clusive Economic Zone and Governance Institutions for Living Marine Resources, 17–30.

The cooperation between Norway and Russia has led to the development of joint efforts also in fisheries research and in the enforcement of fisheries regulations. The joint arrangements with the EU and Russia are by far the most important in terms of dividing and managing fish resources. These agreements have evolved to include more fish stocks, more aspects of fisheries management, and ever more ambitious goals for management. Following their accession to the 1995 UN Fish Stocks Agreement and modifications to ICES advice, Norway and Russia has moved towards a precautionary approach in the work in the Joint Fisheries Commission (see section 3 below).

2000, Confusion over the Use of UNCLOS, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 15: 413-419. , D Freestone and E Gudmundsdottir, 2001, Legislating for Sustainable Fisheries: A Guide to Implementing the 1993 FAO Compliance Agreement and 1995 UN Fish Stocks Agreement, The World Bank, Washington D. C. , 2000, High Seas Fishing Vessel Database, in: Current Fisheries Issue and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, M Nordquist and N Moore, eds, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague.

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