The New United Nations High Seas Treaty: A Primer

34:4 Natural Resources & Environment (Spring 2020)

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 401

2 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Last revised: 5 Dec 2020

Date Written: May 1, 2020

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Craig, Robin Kundis, The New United Nations High Seas Treaty: A Primer (May 1, 2020). 34:4 Natural Resources & Environment (Spring 2020), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 401, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3703938

Robin Kundis Craig (Contact Author)

USC Gould School of Law ( email )

699 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

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