The Yearbook of Polar Law Volume 1, 2009

Volume 1 (2009)
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 1. Oktober 2009
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 544 Seiten
978-90-04-17841-0 (ISBN)
'The Yearbook of Polar Law', based at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Akureyri in Iceland, covers a wide variety of topics relating to the Arctic and the Antarctic.

These include:
- human rights issues, such as autonomy and self-government vs self-determination, the rights of indigenous peoples to land and natural resources and cultural rights and cultural heritage, indigenous traditional knowledge,
- local and national governance issues,
- environmental law, climate change, security and environmental implications of climate change, protected areas and species,
- regulatory, governance and management agreements and arrangements for the marine environment, marine mammals, fisheries conservation and other biological resources, minerals and oil,
- law of the sea, retreating sea ice, continental shelf claims,
- territorial claims and border disputes on both land and at sea,
- peace and security, dispute settlement,
- jurisdictional and other issues in relation to the exploration, exploitation and shipping of oil, gas and minerals, bioprospecting,
- trade law, potential shipping lines through the northwest and northeast passages, maritime law and transportation law, and
- the roles and actual involvement of international organizations in the Polar regions, such as the Arctic Council, the forums of the Antarctic Treaty System, the European Union, the International Whaling Commission, the Nordic Council, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the United Nations, and NGOs.

This first volume contains the presentations made at the first Symposium on Polar Law organised at the University of Akureyri in Iceland in September 2008.
  • Englisch
  • Dordrecht
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • laminiert
  • Höhe: 2400 mm
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  • Breite: 1600 mm
  • 1052 gr
978-90-04-17841-0 (9789004178410)
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Acknowledgements; Introductory Words Gudmundur Alfredsson and Timo Koivurova; Editors Note David Leary;Looking beyond the International Polar Year: An Opening Address The President of Iceland Olafur Ragnar Grimsson at the University of Akureyri; Looking beyond the International Polar Year: What are the Emerging and Re-emerging Issues in International Law and Policy in the Polar Regions? David Leary; So Much Law so Little Protection! A Case Study of the Protection of the Narwhal Malgosia Fitzmaurice; From the New Geopolitics of Resources to Nanotechnology: Emerging Challenges of Globalism in Antarctica Alan D. Hemmings; Protecting Polar Wilderness: Just a Western Philosophical Idea or a Useful Concept for Regulating Human Activities in the Polar Regions? Kees I. Bastmeijer; Terrestrial Area Management in Polar Regions: Applying the Eco-System-Based Approach to the Coalface of Climate Change Michael I. Jeff ery;Polar Bears, a Melting Arctic, and the United States Endangered Species Act: The Role of Domestic Wildlife Law in Polar Biodiversity Protection Kassie R. Siegel and Brendan R. Cummings; Bioprospecting in Antarctica and the Arctic. Common Challenges? David Leary; Land Claim Agreements in Arctic Canada in Light of International Human Rights Norms Nigel Bankes; Human Rights and the Arctic Gudmundur Alfredsson; Indigenous Self-Government in the Arctic, and their Right to Land and Natural Resources Asbjorn Eide; Sustainable Human Rights and Governance: The Quest of an Arctic Entity in Transition Natalia Loukacheva and Matthew D. Garfi eld; Implementing Sustainable Development in the Arctic:What Principles Should Guide Environmental Governance in Traditional Areas of Indigenous Peoples Facing the Impacts of Climate Change? Donna Craig;Charting a Sustainable Course through Changing Arctic Waters Robin Warner;Protecting the Arctic Environment: The Interplay of Global and Regional Regimes Olav Schram Stokke;Legal Issues Relating to Navigation through Arctic Waters Tullio Scovazzi; Protecting Antarctica from Non-Native Species: The Imperatives and the Impediments Sandra Potter; A Bird's-Eye View of Arctic Governance: Refl ecting on the Role of International Law in Arctic Cooperation from a Bird Conservation Perspective Arie Trouwborst; Arctic Fisheries Conservation and Management: Initial Steps of Reform of the International Legal Framework Erik Molenaar;Warm Waters and Cold Shoulders: Jostling for Jurisdiction in Polar Oceans Rosemary Rayfuse; Do the Continental Shelf Developments Challenge the Polar Regimes? Timo Koivurova; Reactions and Overreactions to the Russian Flag on the Seabed at the North Pole Andrew Serdy; Arctic Ocean State-Changes: Self Interests and Common Interests Paul Arthur Berkman; Antarctic Treaty Summit: Science-Policy Interactions in International Governance Paul Arthur Berkman.
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