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The four global commons

global commons = global resources lying outside political reach of any one state
- for governance of these commons to be successful, degree os harmonisation between laws of stets using these oceans
- Four GC: oceans, atmosphere, Antarctica and outer space


Changing perceptive on managing oceans as a global common

- tragedy of commons = originally used to describe unsustainable land use due to exploitation of share/common resource
- ocean fisheries at risk of over exploitation and depletion without controls as they don't have time to breed
- technology improvements including, long lining, use of sonar to detect shoals, huge factory ships with onboard freezers


Forms of regulation in marine environment management

- conservation = sustainable use of resources, continued use with limits applied
- preservation = management approach, such as ban