International Marine Environmental Conservation

EMBC+ MODULE 3: Conservation and Restoration of Marine Biodiversity
semester: 
1
ects: 
3

Examples of courses that fall under this placeholder:
- International Marine Environmental Conservation
- Law of the Sea and international marine environmental law
- Ecology, Threats and Conservation of Coral Reefs
International Marine Environmental Conservation:
Overview about the objectives, organisational structures and work of different marine environmental conservation agencies (national, IGOs, NGOs); legal framework for marine environmental protection measures in territorial waters, in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and in high seas.
 

keywords: 
marine environmental conservation, ecosystem approach, precautionary approach, national agencies, intergovernmental organisations (IGOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), law of the sea, United Nations, International Whaling Commission, OSPAR, fisheries regulations and management, coral reef conservation
final: 

Knowledge about the major principles of marine environmental protection, potential role of marine protected areas, legal framework for marine environmental protection, objectives of important NGOs and IGOs.