Book: Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies & the Law of the Sea

The new book “Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies and the Law of the Sea” has just been published by Brill, edited by Professor Keyuan Zou and Professor Anastasia Telesetsky. Congratulations to both! The book has its origins in a fascinating and convivial October 2018 symposium on ‘Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the … Continue reading Book: Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies & the Law of the Sea

Charting Environmental Law Futures in the Anthropocene

In “Charting Environmental Law Futures in the Anthropocene”, we examine how environmental law is responding - & could respond - to the intensifying challenges of the Anthropocene. Congratulations to the editor, Dr Michelle Lim, for making this happen. The project began in the framework of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law’s Early Career Group, … Continue reading Charting Environmental Law Futures in the Anthropocene

The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

It was a great pleasure to participate in the Hangzhou symposium on marine scientific research & the law of the sea .For those interested, my presentation on marine technology transfer in the potential BBNJ agreement drew on my recent paper in AJIL Unbound. These are times of great promise for the protection of high seas … Continue reading The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity

This week, AJIL Unbound has published a Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity, edited by Professor Cymie R. Payne. The symposium comes as states prepare to negotiate an international legally-binding instrument on the protection of biodiversity in areas of the seas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). The Symposium is dedicated to the legacy of the late Professor … Continue reading Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity