Discuss Conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

Proposals here should take account of the ongoing steps to begin a process to consider the adoption of an internationally legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). The background to this process along with a status report are well described in two posts on the JCLOS blog here http://site.uit.no/jclos/ Given the amount of attention (and research) that this process is attracting, PhD proposals will need to situate themselves carefully to clearly define a discrete and manageable legal research question or set of research questions