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Rights and ownership in sea country: Implications of marine renewable energy for indigenous and local communities

Kerr, Sandy; Colton, John; Johnson, Jate; Wright, Glen


The adoption of UN Convention of the Law of the Sea in 1982 created optimism for indigenous peoples and marginalised coastal communities that they may (re)gain control of, or improve access to, marine resources. However concerns were also raised that opening the seas to industrial development might create threats for traditional users of the sea. Twenty-five years later the potential enclosure of large areas of coastal seas to marine renewable energy development is reigniting debates about...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Marine Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.11.002


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