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Killing our oceans : dealing with the mass extinction of marine life

Author: John C Kunich
Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Kunich offers a detailed examination of applicable international law as well as domestic laws of the nations with key marine resources, and demonstrates the abject failure of these measures to prevent or halt a mass extinction in our oceans. He concludes with a set of legal proposals that could start us down the road to preserving marine hotspots and, with them, much of Earth's biodiversity. Legal solutions are not  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kunich, John C., 1953-
Killing our oceans.
Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2006
(OCoLC)988106645
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Kunich
ISBN: 0275988783 9780275988784
OCLC Number: 63807888
Description: ix, 245 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Hotspots under the sea : hotter under the water? --
Law of the sea and in the sea --
Finding or losing Nemo, one nation at a time --
Choosing to stop killing our oceans --
The greatest unknown.
Responsibility: John Charles Kunich.
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From coral reefs to hydrothermal vents, the oceans contain vast numbers of endangered species. The author examines the applicable laws of the nations with key marine resources, and demonstrates the  Read more...

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"[P]resents an overview of basic oceanography and explains that the current massive extinction of ocean life has one primary cause: humankind. Asking why, if we're responsible for this distruction, Read more...

 
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