Thursday, June 9, 2016

New Volume: Ocean Yearbook

The latest volume of the Ocean Yearbook (Vol. 30) is out. Contents include:
  • Coastal and Ocean Management
    • Nick Harvey, The Combination-lock Effect Blocking Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Australia: The Role of Governance and Politics
    • Antonia Zervaki, The Legalization of Maritime Spatial Planning in the European Union and its Implications for Maritime Governance
  • Regional Oceans Governance
    • Shane Belbin, Atlantic Coral Conservation: Skeleton of International Protection, but no Muscle
    • David Freestone & Faith Bulger, The Sargasso Sea Commission: An Innovative Approach to the Conservation of Areas beyond National Jurisdiction
    • Alexandros Kailis, Technological, Economic and Natural Knowledge in Managing Environmental Problems: The Experience of Negotiating the Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean against Pollution from Land-based Sources and Activities, 1996
    • Evangelos Raftopoulos, Conventional Environmental Governance in the Mediterranean and its Evolving Institutional and Fiduciary Aspects in a Pragmatic Perspective
    • Vu Hai Dang, National MPA Laws in the South China Sea: A Comparison and Suggestions for MPA Law Reform in China
  • Polar Oceans Governance
    • Stephanie Boudreau & Lucia Fanning, Nunavut Fisheries Co-management and the Role of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement in Fisheries Management and Decision Making
    • Claudia Cinelli, Law of the Sea, the European Union Arctic Policy and Corporate Ocean Responsibility
    • Stefan Kirchner, Multiple Risks and Limited Law: Compensation for Oil Spills in the Context of Long-term Damages to Arctic Coastal Communities
    • Katelyn Morton, The Arctic Ocean: Can the Arctic Council be a Competent International Organization?
    • Kristoffer Svendsen, Compensation for Harm to the Marine Natural Environment Caused by Petroleum Spills in the Barents Sea: An Analysis of Norwegian and Russian Law
    • Yoshifumi Tanaka, Four Models on Interaction between Global and Regional Legal Frameworks on Environmental Protection against Marine Pollution: The Case of the Marine Arctic
  • Renewable Energy
    • Nicolas Boillet & Gaëlle Guéguen-Hallouët, A Comparative Approach of Offshore Renewable Energy Legal Frameworks between France and the United Kingdom
    • Catherine Boulatoff & Carol Marie Boyer, Performance of Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Firms: An International Perspective
    • Aldo Chircop & Peter L’Esperance, Functional Interactions and Maritime Regulation: The Mutual Accommodation of Offshore Wind Farms and International Navigation and Shipping
    • Annie Cudennec, The European Legal Framework for Marine Renewable Energies
  • Maritime Transport
    • Peter L’Esperance, In the Wake of the Erika: Flag State Responsibility for the International Obligations under the Law of the Sea
    • Joan Mileski, Cassia Bömer Galvão & Wyndylyn Von Zharen, Port Sophistication and Country Economic Status: Seaports as Indicators of Economic Development
    • Kana Mutombo & Aykut Ölçer, A Three-Tier Framework for Port Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate Change: Balancing Breadth and Depth of Knowledge