Zoning the Oceans: Using the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the antiquities Act to Establish Marine Protection Areas and Marine Reserves in America

Brax, Jeff
May 2002
Ecology Law Quarterly;2002, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p71
Academic Journal
Reports on the use of the National Marine Sanctuaries Act (NMSA) and the Antiquities Act to establish marine protection areas (MPA) and marine reserves in the U.S. as of May 2002. Explanation on the MPA management system currently employed by the federal government; Legislative history of the NMSA; Obstacles that limited the effectiveness of negotiations conducted under the NMSA.


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