Marine protected areas in Antarctic waters

By Centre for Law and Environment , on 20 January 2014

Ben Milligan’s paper concerning marine environmental management in the waters surrounding Antarctica has been published in The Limits of Maritime Jurisdictionan edited collection by the University of California Berkeley Law of the Sea Institute and Martinus Nijhoff PublishersThe Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction ‘comprises 36 chapters by leading ocean scholars and practitioners devoted to both the definition of maritime limits and boundaries spatially and the limits of jurisdictional rights within claimed zones.’ Ben’s paper reviews several policy options for establishing marine protected areas in Antarctic waters, and identifies how international legal frameworks both constrain and enable their implementation.

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