01.04.2019

# Media

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IMO: Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change

"Adding iron or other nutrients into the oceans to enhance natural processes to draw carbon from the atmosphere and creating foams which float on the surface of the sea to reflect sunlight back into the atmosphere are among a wide range of geoengineering practices which have been put forward as potential tools for countering climate change. But, in a new report, marine and social scientists are urging a precautionary approach towards these techniques which involve deliberate large-scale manipulation of the environment."

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24.12.2018

# New Publications

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Beckman, R.; et al. (2018): High seas governance. Gaps and challenges

Beckman, R.; McCreath, M.; Roach, A. (Hg.) (2018): High seas governance. Gaps and challenges. Leiden: Brill Nijhoff (Publications on ocean development, 86). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004373303_004

"This chapter examines the legal framework for marine geoengineering, analysing the extent to which the modern law of the sea has responded to the gaps and challenges in the current regulatory framework. It will focus on adapting existing environmental and other principles within the framework of unclos to geoengineering, before examining the recent initiative under the 1996 London Protocol to develop a designated regime to regulate ocean fertilisation."

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22.10.2018

# Political Papers

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Deutscher Bundestag (German Parliament): Rules for Marine Geoengineering (German)

German press release on marine geoengineering

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30.09.2018

# Political Papers

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German Bundestag: Changed London Protocol (German)

German article on CE.

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30.09.2018

# Political Papers

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Solarify: New Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution (German)

German article on CE.

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