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Special issue. Particularly sensitive sea areas - An important environmental concept at a turning-point

Gjerde K., Freestone, D. (eds)
IUCN (ID: MON-053952)
Publisher | Place of publication
Graham & Trotman | Sterling House, 66 Wilton Rd. London SW1V 1DE, UK
156 p.
Field of application
Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Protected area Marine protected areas Indigenous peoples Marine area EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Marine resources management

Contents: 1. Particularly sensitive sea areas - a documentary historyy 2. Shipping threats and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - the role of the particularly sensitive sea area concept; 3. The Donaldson inquiry and its relevance to particularly sensitive sea areas; 4. Safer ships and cleaner seas: a review article on the report of Lord Donaldson's inquiry into the prevention of pollution from merchant shipping

Other references


United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Treaty | Multilateral | Montego Bay |

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

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000753)


International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78)

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Court/tribunal, Enforcement/compliance, International relations/cooperation, Monitoring, Dispute settlement, Certification, Transport/storage, Marine pollution (dumping at sea), Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Maritime zone, Resource/damage valuation, Offences/penalties, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Survey/mapping, Inspection, Standards, Liability/compensation, Oil pollution, Navigation, Oil

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000112)