The Dugong Action Plan for the South Pacific: An Evaluation Based on the Need for International and Regional Conservation of Sirenians
Author: Gillespie, Alexander
Source: Ocean Development and International Law, Volume 36, Number 2, April-June 2005 , pp. 135-158(24)
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd
Abstract:The purpose of this article is to set out the essential requirements for a successful regional agreement for Sirenians in the South Pacific. To achieve this, the current Dugong Action Plan, which is being formed under the auspice of the South Pacific Regional Environmental Program, will be juxtaposed against the best practice in this area, as evinced by current development in international environmental law and policy relating to Sirenians.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2005-04-01