Law of the Sea and Maritime Boundaries

New Ways to Respond to Climate Change in the Arctic

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16
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33
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Timo Koivurova
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Transit Passage Rights in the Strait of Hormuz and Iran’s Threats to Block the Passage of Oil Tankers

Introduction

Once again, tensions are mounting in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. In response to Western powers’ import bans on Iranian oil and warnings of other sanctions against Iran because of its nuclear program, Iran has threatened to block the passage of oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz. The United States in turn has increased its naval presence in the Strait of Hormuz, ostensibly in an exercise of its “transit rights of passage” under the law of the sea.

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16
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16
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Nilufer Oral
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Fishing in Troubled Waters - Somalia’s Maritime Zones and the Case for Reinterpretation

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16
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9
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Thilo Neumann and Tim Rene Salomon
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Israel-Lebanon Offshore Oil & Gas Dispute – Rules of International Maritime Law

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Tensions between Lebanon and Israel have been running high during the last months due to a legal dispute over rights to newly discovered natural oil and gas reserves in the Mediterranean Sea. Formally at war for years, and without diplomatic relations, Israel and Lebanon have never agreed on a delimitation of their maritime boundaries.

Rising Conflict Between Israel and Lebanon

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15
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31
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Martin Wählisch
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Mauritius Brings UNCLOS Arbitration Against The United Kingdom Over The Chagos Archipelago

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15
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8
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Peter Prows
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Advisory Opinion of the Seabed Disputes Chamber of International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on “Responsibilities and Obligations of States Sponsoring Persons and Entities With Respect To Activities in the Area”

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15
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7
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David Freestone
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Suppressing Somali Piracy – Next Steps

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This Insight reports further efforts to suppress piracy off the coast of Somalia since Agora: Piracy Prosecutions—Countering Piracy off Somalia: International Law and International Institutions was prepared for the July 2010 issue of the American Journal of International Law.[1]

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14
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39
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J. Ashley Roach
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Norway and Russia Agree on Maritime Boundary in the Barents Sea and the Arctic Ocean

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14
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34
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Thilo Neumann
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Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay: The International Court of Justice Recognizes Environmental Impact Assessment as a Duty under International Law

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14
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9
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Cymie R. Payne
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Climate Change and Guidelines for Argo Profiling Float Deployment on the High Seas

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14
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8
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Aurora Mateos & Montserrat Gorina-Ysern
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