xli, 708 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
National and international jurisdictions and boundaries Public trust doctrine Role of the states Regulation of coastal wetlands and other waters in the United States Managing coastal development National Environmental Policy Act Coastal water quality protection Ocean dumping and marine pollution Domestic fishery management International fisheries management Trade in fish and fisheries products The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Offshore energy development Emerging ocean uses Law of marine mammal conservation The Endangered Species Act and marine species Marine protected areas Climate change and the marine environment Legal authorities for ecosystem-based management in U.S. coastal and ocean areas Ocean commissions issue an urgent call for action to reform U.S. ocean policy and law.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.