The Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area: Problems and Prospects
William C. G. Burns
Johns Hopkins University
Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 37-65, Summer 1998
The article provides an overview of the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area (ACCOBAMS), a regional whale conservation agreement established under the Convention on Migratory Species. The article includes an analysis of the history of development of ACCOBAMS and the prospects for the treaty to protect imperiled cetacean species in the region.
Keywords: Whaling, ACCOBAMS, whales, cetaceans
JEL Classification: K32, K33Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 18, 2006
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