The Relevance of the Human Right to Science for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: A New Legally Binding Instrument to Support Co-Production of Ocean Knowledge across Scales
Vito De Lucia, Lan Nguyen and Alex G. Oude Elferink (eds), International Law and Marine Areas beyond National Jurisdiction: Current Status and Future Trends (Brill, 2021 Forthcoming)
28 Pages Posted: 6 Jul 2021 Last revised: 22 Jul 2021
Date Written: June 19, 2021
This chapter develops the argument that the priority in the ongoing negotiations of a new international legally binding instrument (ILBI) on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) should be framing clear international cooperation obligations on the co-production of ocean knowledge, in order to support transformative conservation and sustainable use of BBNJ.
Keywords: ocean, biodiversity, human rights, science, traditional knowledge
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