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The Extent of Protection for the Environment Provided by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: From "Freedom to Pollute" to "Duty to Prevent"

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dc.contributor.author Michel, Jens
dc.date.accessioned 2013-04-30T04:30:29Z
dc.date.accessioned 2022-11-02T19:17:18Z
dc.date.available 2013-04-30T04:30:29Z
dc.date.available 2022-11-02T19:17:18Z
dc.date.copyright 2012
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.wgtn.ac.nz/handle/123456789/28846
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the extent of the environmental protection provided by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. In particular focus is the protection against pollution of the maritime environment. This paper describes the legal history of the Convention and analysis its legal framework. It shows that the Convention brought a shift in the emphasis from “freedom of the seas” to “duty to protect”. Finally, possible amendments for a stronger protection of the environment are described. en_NZ
dc.language en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.publisher Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
dc.subject Freedom of the seas en_NZ
dc.subject Environmental Protection of the Oceans en_NZ
dc.subject UNCLOS (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) en_NZ
dc.title The Extent of Protection for the Environment Provided by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: From "Freedom to Pollute" to "Duty to Prevent" en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.contributor.unit School of Law en_NZ
vuwschema.subject.marsden 390107 Environmental and Natural Resources Law en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Masters Research Paper or Project en_NZ
thesis.degree.discipline Law en_NZ
thesis.degree.name Master of Law en_NZ


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