The New United Nations High Seas Treaty: A Primer

34:4 Natural Resources & Environment (Spring 2020)

2 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2020

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Robin Kundis Craig

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

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), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3703938

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