The Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area: Problems and Prospects

Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 37-65, Summer 1998

Posted: 18 Sep 2006

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William C. G. Burns

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University

Abstract

The article provides an overview of the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area (ACCOBAMS), a regional whale conservation agreement established under the Convention on Migratory Species. The article includes an analysis of the history of development of ACCOBAMS and the prospects for the treaty to protect imperiled cetacean species in the region.

Keywords: Whaling, ACCOBAMS, whales, cetaceans

JEL Classification: K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C.G., The Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area: Problems and Prospects. Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 37-65, Summer 1998 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=930711

William C.G. Burns (Contact Author)

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, American University ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

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