Governance of Arctic Shipping

Rethinking Risk, Human Impacts and Regulation

by Aldo Chircop, Floris Goerlandt, Claudio Aporta, Ronald Pelot

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Book Description

This open book is a result of the Dalhousie-led research project Safe Navigation and Environment Protection, supported by a grant from the Ocean Frontier Institute's the Canada First Research Excellent Fund (CFREF). The book focuses on Arctic shipping and investigates how ocean change and anthropogenic impacts affect our understanding of risk, policy, management and regulation for safe navigation, environment protection, conflict management between ocean uses, and protection of Indigenous peoples' interests. A rapidly changing Arctic as a result of climate change and ice loss is rendering the North more accessible, providing new opportunities while producing impacts on the Arctic. The book explores ideas for enhanced governance of Arctic shipping through risk-based planning, marine spatial planning and scaling up shipping standards for safety, environment protection and public health.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Governance of Arctic Shipping ebook for free in PDF format (6.7 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
320
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030449742
ISBN10
3030449742
ISBN13 Digital
9783030449759
ISBN10 Digital
3030449750
PDF Size
6.7 MB
License
CC BY

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