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International fisheries law, overfishing and marine biodiversity

Rieser A.
Georgetown International Environmental Law Review | Vol. 9(2); 251 - 279; 29 p.
IUCN (ID: ANA-060850)
Publisher | Place of publication
Georgetown University Law Centre | Washington, DC, USA
Field of application
Marine fisheries Biodiversity

Other references


Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

Treaty | Multilateral | New York |

Keyword: Bycatch, Artisanal fishing, Policy/planning, Biodiversity

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001237)


United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Treaty | Multilateral | Montego Bay |

Keyword: Research, Size, Business/industry/corporations, Deep sea bed, Alien species, Islands, Monitoring, Education, Vessel ownership, Bycatch, Management/conservation, Access right, Contract/agreement, Fishing gear/fishing method, Registration, Policy/planning, Sovereignty, Dispute settlement, Enforcement/compliance, International organization, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Technology transfer, Exploration, Continental shelf, Total allowable catch, High seas, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Navigation, Marine fisheries, Maritime zone, Fishing licence fee, Court/tribunal, Inspection, Jurisdictional competence, Marine pollution, Marine resources management, Harbour, Pollution control, Risk assessment/management, Long-range air pollution, Seasons, Sustainable use, International relations/cooperation, EIA, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Future generations, Mining, Liability/compensation, Data collection/reporting, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Fishery management and conservation, Marine pollution (land-based sources), Offences/penalties, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Fishing licence, Stock enhancement/repopulation, Marine mammals, Migratory species, Authorization/permit

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000753)


Convention on Biological Diversity

Treaty | Multilateral | Rio de Janeiro |

Keyword: Financing, EIA, Sustainable use, Access and benefit sharing, Monitoring, Management/conservation, Subsidy/incentive, Policy/planning, Liability/compensation, Technology transfer, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Alien species, Education, Genetic resources, Research, Dispute settlement, Institution, Data collection/reporting, Biotechnology, Protected area, Crops/grasses, Ex-situ conservation, Biodiversity, Traditional rights/customary rights

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001148)