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Caspian Sea

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Named after the ancient Caspii who lived on its southwestern shores, the Caspian is the world’s largest inland body of water. Geographically it is a lake, but it is big ...

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Caspian Sea

Farhad Talaie.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 10980 words.

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The Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea

Barbara Janusz.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 5721 words.

The Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea, which concluded recently between Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan, is a great...

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The Trans-Caspian pipeline: implications for the five littoral states

Bryce A. Cason.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 4750 words.

Central Asia is strategically located at the crossroads of many natural gas production and consumption regions. Historically isolated because of lack of infrastructure and Soviet control,...

Seven Seas

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 54 words.

The seven seas were the Red, Black, Mediterranean (Aegean), Adriatic and Caspian Seas, the Arabian Sea (Indian Ocean) and the

Seven Seas

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 54 words.

A term of ancient origin. The seven seas were the Red, Black, Mediterranean (Aegean), Adriatic and Caspian Seas, the Arabian

Seven Seas

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 54 words.

A term of ancient origin. The seven seas were the Red, Black, Mediterranean (Aegean), Adriatic and Caspian Seas, the Arabian

Seven Seas

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A term of ancient origin. The seven seas were the Red, Black, Mediterranean (Aegean), Adriatic and Caspian Seas, the Arabian Sea (Indian Ocean) and the Persian Gulf. In more modern ...

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8 UN Environment Regional Seas Programme

Kanako Hasegawa and Elizabeth Mrema.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 42 pages. 15517 words.

This chapter examines how the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) contributes to global ocean governance through its Regional Seas Programme. It first provides an overview of UNEP’s...

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4 Land-Based Sources of Marine Pollution

James Harrison.

in Saving the Oceans Through Law

September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 28 pages. 14252 words.

Chapter 4 addresses the major international instruments that have been adopted to address land-based sources of marine pollution. This category includes industrial, agricultural, and urban...

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2 The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment

James Harrison.

in Saving the Oceans Through Law

September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 26 pages. 13759 words.

Chapter 2 examines the way in which marine environmental protection is addressed in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). UNCLOS sets out the jurisdictional...

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3 Mainstreaming Marine Biological Diversity Conservation in the Law of the Sea

James Harrison.

in Saving the Oceans Through Law

September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 21 pages. 10902 words.

Chapter 3 considers how the conservation of marine biological diversity has emerged as a major concept that has influenced the development of the international legal framework for the...

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6 Marine Environmental Threats from Shipping

James Harrison.

in Saving the Oceans Through Law

September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 52 pages. 28211 words.

The prevention of pollution from ships as a topic is largely addressed at the global level through the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Chapter 6 analyses the main treaties in...

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Part III The Major Cases and Controversies: A Survey of State Practice, 7 Selected Case Studies

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 105 pages. 61780 words.

This chapter provides descriptions of past or present controversies between states concerning non-navigational uses of international watercourses. Some of the controversies considered have...

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Part I Introduction, 1 Human Use of Fresh Water and the Era of Water Scarcity

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 13831 words.

This introductory chapter discusses the importance of water to humans, its growing scarcity relative to human populations, and, consequently, the increasing potential for water-related...

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4 Major Oil and HNS Spills: Measures Taken by the IMO to Promote Global Ocean Governance

Karen Purnell.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 22 pages. 10808 words.

This chapter evaluates the effectiveness of measures taken by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to promote global governance of the ocean. These views are based upon the...

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Part I Investment Treaties and the Settlement of Investment Disputes: The Framework, 2 The Energy Charter Treaty

Emmanuel Gaillard and Mark McNeill.

in Arbitration Under International Investment Agreements

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 26 pages. 16282 words.

The landscape of investment arbitration has shifted dramatically, with Europe — and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) — playing important roles in that transition. As the number of investment...

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Part I The Concept of Expropriation, 2 Applicable Law

Johanne M. Cox.

in Expropriation in Investment Treaty Arbitration

May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 9857 words.

This chapter considers the laws that are applicable to expropriation in investment treaty arbitration, including international law. It begins with a discussion of the local law of the host...

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Part I Commercial Arbitration in the Energy Sector, 5 Energy Construction and Infrastructure Disputes

Peter Rees QC and Jess Connors.

in International Arbitration in the Energy Sector

February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 11607 words.

This chapter discusses the types of disputes which commonly arise in relation to energy and infrastructure construction projects. In terms of physical subject matter — that is, what is...

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6 Specific Contracts and Contractual Provisions

Roger Halson.

in Liquidated Damages and Penalty Clauses

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 26 pages. 13185 words.

This chapter examines specific contract types where stipulated damages provisions are frequently used, and thus will overlap with some material in the preceding chapters. The contracts...

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