The Structuring Role of Marine Life in Open Ocean Habitat: Importance to International Policy

Areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) lie outside the 200 nautical mile limits of national sovereignty and cover 58% of the ocean surface. Global conservation agreements recognize biodiversity loss in ABNJ and aim to protect ≥10% of oceans in marine protected areas (MPAs) by 2020. However, limit...

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Main Authors: Bethan C. O'Leary, Callum M. Roberts
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2017-09-01
Series:Frontiers in Marine Science
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