Articles in the Environmental Law Category
Note: Expensive Freedom: Establishing Marine Protected Areas on the Open Ocean Requires an End to the Freedom of the Seas
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The oceans cover 72% of the Earth’s surface, provide 3 billion people with at least 15% of their animal protein, and absorb about 30% of global CO2 emissions. Marine fisheries in particular are a massive global industry, providing livelihoods for about 540 million people. Water is so essential to the planet that “no water, no life.” Protecting the biodiversity of the oceans is critical to preserving …