A Voice for the Fish? Climate Change Litigation and Potential Causes of Action for Impacts under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement
43 Pages Posted: 10 Apr 2009
Date Written: April 10, 2009
Given the ineffectiveness of institutional responses to climate change at the international level, as well as inadequate domestic responses, States and NGOs have begun to explore potential causes of action under judicial and quasi-judicial fora. This article looks at a potential cause of action under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement.
Keywords: Climate change, United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement, Straddling Stocks, Highly Migratory stocks
JEL Classification: K33, K32
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