The New United Nations High Seas Treaty: A Primer
34:4 Natural Resources & Environment (Spring 2020)
2 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Last revised: 5 Dec 2020
Date Written: May 1, 2020
This short Insights piece provides an introductory overview to the United Nations' developing Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) treaty, which would add a Protocol to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to allow for biodiversity protections (marine protected areas) in the high seas.
Keywords: Law of the Sea, High Seas, BBNJ, Biodiversity
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