Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Ensuring The Protection Of Arctic Marine Biodiversity In The Face Of Climate Change

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter analyzes climate change impacts on Arctic biodiversity and examines the role of existing governance frameworks, as well as the creation of new legal instruments and management strategies to minimize future repercussions of such impacts. It describes the current state of Arctic biodiversity in light of projected climate change impacts for the region. The chapter focuses on existing legal frameworks governing the Arctic region and their applicability to marine biodiversity and climate change considerations, with a particular focus on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It also analyzes the scope of climate change effects on specific Arctic ecosystems and species to highlight the rapid biological and physical changes occurring in the Arctic and the need to ensure effective biodiversity conservation and management frameworks are in place.

Keywords: Arctic ecosystems; Arctic marine biodiversity; climate change; Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD); UNCLOS

10.1163/ej.9789004177567.i-594.90
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004177567.i-594.90
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Changes in the Arctic Environment and the Law of the Sea — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation