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International Environmental Obligations and Liabilities in Deep Seabed Mining, Linlin Sun

Summary
This book is valuable for those interested in tackling the complex legal issue of environmental protection in deep seabed mining by employing knowledge in fields of the law of the sea, international environmental law, international institutional law, and the law of State responsibility and international liability
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Imprints page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Background: Development of Deep Seabed Mining and the Legal Regime -- 1.2 Research Questions and the Scope -- 1.3 Terminology -- 1.3.1 Obligation -- 1.3.2 Liability -- 1.3.3 Participants in DSM -- 1.3.4 International DSM Legal Regime -- 1.4 Validity and Limits of the Book -- 1.5 Structure and Outline of the Book -- 2 Common Heritage of Mankind and Protection of the Marine Environment -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Elements of the Common Heritage of Mankind in the Context of DSM -- 2.2.1 The Area and Its Resources as Global Commons Subject to International Administration -- 2.2.2 Common Interest, Benefit-Sharing and Preferential Treatment of Developing States -- 2.2.3 Peaceful Use of the Area and Its Resources -- 2.2.4 Protection of the Marine Environment -- 2.2.5 Summary -- 2.3 Common Heritage of Mankind in Comparison with Related Concepts in Other Fields -- 2.3.1 Common Interest/Common Heritage of Mankind in Outer Space -- 2.3.2 Common Interest of Mankind in Antarctica -- 2.3.3 Common Interest of the International Community as a Whole in International Law -- 2.4 Protection of the Marine Environment in Deep Seabed Mining -- 2.4.1 The Conceptual Level: Marine Environmental Protection as Obligation Erga Omnes -- 2.4.2 The Operational Level: The Significant Role of Marine Sciences -- 2.5 Conclusions -- 3 International Seabed Authority and Its Environmental Mandate -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Nature of the International Seabed Authority -- 3.3 Organs and Subsidiary Bodies -- 3.3.1 The Assembly -- 3.3.2 The Council -- 3.3.3 The Legal and Technical Commission -- 3.3.4 The Secretariat -- 3.3.5 The Finance Committee -- 3.3.6 The Enterprise and the Economic Planning Commission
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (384 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781108803779

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