New publication by Ina Tessnow-von Wysocki and Alice Vadrot in Frontiers in Marine Science

The Voice of Science on Marine Biodiversity Negotiations: A Systematic Literature Review

Over one hundred governments are currently negotiating a new legally binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). The new agreement is to address four broad themes: marine genetic resources (MGRs); area-based management tools (ABMTs), including marine protected areas (MPAs); environmental impact assessments (EIAs); and capacity building and the transfer of marine technology (CB&TT). This systematic review examines the main priority topics and recommendations in a sample of 140 multidisciplinary, geographically diverse publications.

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