Law Student Paper Series — Improving the Conservation and Protection of Sharks Through the Power of International Treaties and the Development of New Shark-Focused Legally Binding Instrument
Aquatic animals are an often-forgotten category of animal, historically receiving less attention and consideration from the public. Approximately 100 million sharks are killed every year for various purposes, while tens of millions of them are caught for food consumption. In this presentation, Lu Shegay, Lewis & Clark Law School, will discuss how certain countries treat sharks within their legal frameworks, as well as analyze the international instruments that can help improve protections for sharks. A brief Q&A to follow.
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- Improving the Conservation and Protection of Sharks Through the Power and Development of International Treaties and Non-Binding Instruments Paper by Lu Shegay
- Predators as Prey: Why Healthy Oceans Need Sharks
- The End of the Line? Global Threats to Sharks
- NOAA Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
- United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)
- Case No. 21: Request for an Advisory Opinion by the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission
- Straddling Fish Stocks Agreement
- International Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks
- Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks
- Law Student Paper Series_Improving the Conservation and Protection of Sharks… PPT Presentation (PDF)
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