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Part III Basic Issue Areas, Ch.15 Ocean and Freshwater Resources

David Freestone, Salman M.A. Salman

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law (1st Edition)

Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 October 2021

Subject(s):
Freshwater — Pollution — Marine living resources — International watercourses — Ships / vessels — Anti-dumping
In December 1970, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted two resolutions of major significance for ocean and freshwater resources. One of them, Resolution 2570 (C) (XXV), related to law of the sea, the seabed, and the ocean floor, and the other, Resolution 2669 (XXV), related to international watercourses. The resolutions set in motion two parallel, lengthy, and complex processes that resulted in the adoption, at different later stages, of two conventions, namely the Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) in 1982 and the Convention on the Law of the...
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