The Edinburgh Centre for International and Global Law (ECIGL) brings together and expands the exciting and innovative research, teaching and engagement with international law and law beyond the state done at Edinburgh Law School. Taking advantage of Edinburgh Law School's place as an historic and renowned hub for theoretical, socio-legal and doctrinal studies in law in national, European and global dimensions, ECIGL is committed to being a dynamic and interdisciplinary intellectual space that addresses contemporary international and global questions through both fundamental research and practical policy engagement.
This book provides an accessible introduction to the legal framework for the protection of the marine environment.
It examines key principles and trends in this increasingly complex area of law.
And places the law in the broader context of the scientific research shaping the regulatory process.