The Antarctic Treaty system and Japan's scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean - is there an obligation to protect the Antarctic marine ecosystem?

Baird, Rachel (2008) The Antarctic Treaty system and Japan's scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean - is there an obligation to protect the Antarctic marine ecosystem? Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 11 (3-4). pp. 193-206. ISSN 1385-2140


Abstract

This article examines the system of international and regional governance in the Antarctic region, where most of Japan's scientific whaling is conducted. It considers whether there is an obligation on States participating in various conventions adopted under the Antarctic Treaty System to take ownership of the issue, notwithstanding the competence of the International Whaling Commission under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2009 11:30
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2014 01:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: whaling; whales; Antarctic Treaty
Fields of Research (2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180111 Environmental and Natural Resources Law
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180116 International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220101 Bioethics (human and animal)
Fields of Research (2020): 48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4802 Environmental and resources law > 480299 Environmental and resources law not elsewhere classified
48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4899 Other law and legal studies > 489999 Other law and legal studies not elsewhere classified
50 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 5001 Applied ethics > 500101 Bioethics
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9606 Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation > 960604 Environmental Management Systems
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9606 Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation > 960606 Rights to Environmental and Natural Resources (excl. Water Allocation)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5132

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