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Oceans policy and the exclusive economic zone

Oceans policy and the exclusive economic zone

March 10, 1983

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic zones (Law of the sea) -- United States,
  • Contiguous zones (Law of the sea) -- United States,
  • International law

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 471
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2, [2] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14938241M

    and from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean. The United States is endowed with the largest Exclusive Economic Zone and with the greatest system of fresh water lakes in the world. As a nation, we have benefited enormously from our oceans, coasts, and .   Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ): You can do any kind of fishing and mineral exploration here. You are trusted to use it wisely. This zone extends as far as nautical miles, making exceptions for countries that are closer together. All natural resources in this area are yours and yours only, unless agreements have been made to the contrary.

    It established a uniform 12 mile, territorial sea and a nautical mile, exclusive economic zone. EEZ from all land within a nation. All costal nations has jurisdiction over mineral resources, fishing and pollition regulations within their EEZ. If the continental shelf exceeds the  mile EEZ the EEZ is extended to miles from shore. UNITED STATES OCEANS POLICY Today the President announced new guidelines for U.S. oceans policy and proclaimed an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for the United States. This follows his consideration of a senior interagency review of these matters.

    3 The Performance of Exclusive Economic Zones: The Case of Norway 33 Alf Håkon Hoel 4 Fisheries Management in the Russian Federation 49 Geir Hønneland 5 Integrated Oceans Management and the Institutional Performance of Exclusive Economic Zones: The Australian Case 64 Russell E. Reichelt and Geoffrey C. Wescott.   Since the s, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has been investigating marine mineral potential, focused on the US’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), which extends miles from the country’s shoreline and allows control over the exploration and .


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Oceans policy and the exclusive economic zone Download PDF EPUB FB2

EOtitled, “Ocean Policy to Advance the Economic, Security, and Environmental Interests of the United States” “Ocean Mapping of the United States Exclusive Economic Zone and. Advancing understanding of our oceans and coastlines has been a top priority for President Trump, particularly as it relates to further mapping the United States Exclusive Economic Zone (U.S.

EEZ. Get this from a library. Oceans policy and the exclusive economic zone: Ma [United States. Department of State. Office of Public Communication.

Editorial Division.;]. The U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) extends no more than nautical miles from the territorial sea baseline and is adjacent to the 12 nautical mile territorial sea of the U.S., including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S.

Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any other territory or possession over which the United States. The Framework for a Pacific Oceanscape (FPO), prepared by PIFS and endorsed by Pacific Island Leaders and Ministers indefines key outcomes on ocean policy and sustainable ocean management in the Pacific region.

A critical element of sustainable ocean management is sustainable management of exclusive economic zones (EEZs). An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is a sea zone prescribed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea over which a sovereign state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind.

It stretches from the baseline out to nautical miles (nmi) from its coast. In colloquial usage, the term may include the. Presidential Memorandum, Ocean Mapping of the United States Exclusive Economic Zone and the Shoreline and Nearshore of Alaska, 84 FR (Nov.

19, ), directs the Director of the OSTP and the Chairman of the CEQ, in their capacity as Co-Chairs of the Ocean Policy Committee, to coordinate the development of a national strategy for mapping.

Human activities have taken place in the world's oceans and seas for most of human history. With such a vast number of ways in which the oceans can be used for trade, exploited for natural resources and fishing, as well as concerns over maritime security, the legal systems regulating the rights and responsibilities of nations in their use of the world's oceans have long been a crucial part of.

The Two Hundred Mile Exclusive Economic Zone in the New Law of the Sea (Publications on Ocean Development) [Kwiatkowska, Barbara] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Two Hundred Mile Exclusive Economic Zone in the New Law of the Sea (Publications on Ocean. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is an area in the ocean where only one country gets to look into and do economic activity, such as mining underwater resources and the case of islands far from the mainland, EEZ starts at the coasts of the islands.

Normally, EEZ goes out to nautical miles ( km), unless EEZs of two or more countries overlap. On MaPresident Reagan issued Proclamation (Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States of America), which established the United States Exclusive Economic Zone (U.S. EEZ) to advance the development of ocean resources and promote the protection of the marine environment.

Politics and the oceans > The oceans can only be protected if all stakeholder groups pull together. Good governance of the oceans therefore calls for participation from the local people directly affected and from the economic and policy spheres.

National and international agreements are in place, enshrining comprehensive marine protection in law. J.C. Wiltshire, in Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Second Edition), Lease. Ocean floor minerals are not owned by a mining company.

If the minerals are within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of a country, they are the property of that country's government. EEZs are normally nautical miles off the coast of a given country, but in the case of a very broad continental shelf may be.

Article 2 of the Marine Environment Protection Law (amended in ) stipulates that, its scope of application is “the internal waters, territorial seas, contiguous zones, exclusive economic zones and continental shelves of the People’s Republic of China and all other sea areas under the jurisdiction of the People’s Republic of China.

The Fisheries Regime of the Exclusive Economic Zone:No. Publications on Ocean Development [Dahmani, M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Fisheries Regime of the Exclusive Economic Zone:No. Publications on Ocean DevelopmentAuthor: M. Dahmani. NEW DELHI: After the South China Sea, the Indian Ocean Region is becoming the new focus of activity and India needs to augment security so that the blue economy involving fishing, mineral and energy exploration can be supported, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar has said.

Giving the example of China, the top bureaucrat said that while the neighbouring nation has become a world leader when it. Oceans Act. S.C.c. Assented to in respect of a portion of the exclusive economic zone of Canada or the continental shelf of Canada prescribed in the regulations, shall develop and implement policies and programs with respect to.

Delegates will also be aware that 42 per cent of the world’s ocean is under national jurisdiction of our Exclusive Economic Zones. We ask the world to follow Fiji’s lead in committing ourselves to per cent sustainable management of our EEZ bywith.

Unlike the territorial sea, the contiguous zone only gives jurisdiction to a State on the ocean’s surface and floor. 3 It does not provide air and space rights. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Unlike other zones whose existence derived from earlier international law, the EEZ was a creation of the LOSC.

Get this from a library. A special report to the President and the Congress: the exclusive economic zone of the United States: some immediate policy issues. [United States. National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere.].

The Blue Amazon (Portuguese: A Amazônia Azul) or Brazilian maritime territory (Portuguese: território marítimo brasileiro) is the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of is an offshore area of million square km on the Brazilian coast, rich in marine biodiversity and energy resources.

The size is equivalent to the surface of the Amazon rainforest.Exclusive Economic Zone. Marginal note: Exclusive economic zone of Canada 13 (1) The exclusive economic zone of Canada consists of an area of the sea beyond and adjacent to the territorial sea of Canada that has as its inner limit the outer limit of the territorial sea of Canada and as its outer limit (a) subject to paragraph (b), the line every point of which is at a distance of nautical.Australia has a vast marine jurisdiction—the third largest in the world—with an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) covering million square kilometres.

The economic and conservation value of this zone is considerable, as it contains oil and gas fields, fisheries and shipping lanes.