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Aquatic Commons (37.077 recursos)

The Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments . It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects.

Subject = Law

Mostrando recursos 1 - 20 de 106

  1. CBD COP13: mainstreaming biodiversity

    Rivera, Vivienne Solis
    Several important decisions relating to biodiversity were taken at the UN Biodiversity Convention, attended by over 7,000 participants from 170 countries and over 400 organizations.

  2. Towards workplace dignity

    With the impending entry into force of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No.188) of the International Labour Organization, it is now up to governments to take it forward.

  3. ILO C188: a milestone reached

    Wagner, Brandt
    The Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has received the required ratifications to enter into force.

  4. HRBA: wicked problems

    Jentoft, Svein
    In implementing the Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) in fisheries, the roles of different players need to be judiciously factored in to ensure a level playing field.

  5. Fishery bycatch of the Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata, a need for implementation of agreements

    Jiménez-Uzcátegui, Gustavo; Mangel, Jeffrey; Alfaro-Shigueto, Joanna; Anderson, David J.
    The Waved Albatross, a threatened Ecuadorian endemic bird, is protected by national and international laws and agreements, in spite of which, 43 that had been ringed on the island of Española, Galapagos, were found killed off the coast of Peru, at least 34 of them by incidental fishing. International collaboration is required for the effective conservation of this species.

  6. Legal consideration on Convention for the Prevention of Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (at sea) and assessment of its implementation in Iran (The London [dumping] Convention)

    Amirhosseini, Sara
    Making use of sea, as a place for dumping of wastes and other materials from human activities wasn’t forbidden before creation of the convention on the prevention of marine pollution by dumping of wastes and other matters (London Convention). Therefore, industrial countries, without any specific consideration, were dumping their wastes into the world’s seas. Many years and before the beginning of rapid development of industry, the great self- purification of seas were preventing some of discharging problems. But gradually, the increase of industrial development activities, exceeded the production of wastes and other matters, and this led to the misuse of...

  7. Current policies, laws and regulations in relation to management of Kyoga basin lakes

    Kamanyi, J.; Namisi, P
    For the formulation of policies, laws and regulations for management of fisheries and aquatic systems there is a requirement for scientific knowledge to guide in this formulation. Such knowledge is used to guide in sustainable management of capture fisheries, integrating lake productivity processes into fisheries management, prevention of pollution and eutrophication of the aquatic environment, control of invasive weeds e.g. water hyacinth, enhancement of aquaculture production, reduction of post-harvest fish losses and ensuring fish quality, development of options for optimization of socio-economic benefits from fisheries and for co-management.

  8. No turning back: Indonesia, illegal fishing

    Hadiwinatha, Martin
    Despite official legislation, Indonesia is yet to institute processes to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

  9. Mangrove-friendly aquaculture: A community research project

    Surtida, Marilyn B.

  10. Sustainable aquaculture and coastal resource management

    Gapasin, Febe Lou C.; Agbayani, Renato F.; Corre, Kaylin G.

  11. Tubigon: CRM in progress

    Dagoon, N. J.

  12. The lesson Malalison taught

    Adan, R. I. Y.

  13. The LIPASECU experience

    Surtida, Marilyn B.; Gasataya, Eric

  14. Some import/export laws affecting the ornamental fish trade

    Surtida, Augusto P.

  15. The status of legal framework for management of fisheries

    Odongkara, K.O.
    The success of fisheries management depends very much on the effectiveness of the legal framework in use. A historical perspective of the fisheries of Lake Victoria, Uganda, suggests that fisheries management has not been very successful. This chapter reviews the legal framework with a view to assessing its impact on fisheries management on Lake Victoria, Uganda

  16. Aquaculture provisions of the proposed fishery code

    Castaños, M.
    A list is given of the provisions for aquaculture in the Philippine Fishery Code, passed by Congress on its third and final reading on 5 August 1997, under the following headings: 1) Code of practice for aquaculture; 2) Fishpond lease agreements; 3) Fish pens, fish cages, fish traps, etc.; 4) Non-obstruction to navigation and to defined migration paths of fish; 5) Insurance; and, 6) Registration.

  17. GATT issues and Philippine agriculture

  18. Guide to the development of Myanmar's National Plan of Action for the conservation and management of sharks

    The priorities for the revised National Plan of Action include: strengthening current regulations; improved data collection of landings; identifying breeding and nursery grounds; study of ecology and biology of sharks; improved data acquisition of shark products and trade; and active enforcement at sea, landing sites and markets.

  19. The NIPAS Act of 1992

    Republic Act 7586 (Philippines) provides for the establishment and management of a National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS).

  20. Scoping study on migrant fishers and transboundary fishing in the Bay of Bengal

    Kadfak, Alin; Bennett, Nathan; Prugsamatz, Raphaella
    This study assesses the issue of migratory and transboundary fishing. It explores working conditions on fishing vessels operating outside national waters together with issues pertaining to rights and extent of use of legal and illegal foreign labour. The report also provides recommendations for action and further research.

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