The Changing International Law of High Seas Fisheries

Synopsis

This book explains current problems of and pressures on fisheries on the high seas and how this situation is leading to important changes in the legal and environmental considerations governing this activity. Conventions and Agreements, particularly the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention and the 1995 Agreement on Straddling Stocks and highly migratory species, are discussed in detail together with the developments of state practice and actions undertaken by international organizations.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 1999