marine governance

Establishing a legal research agenda for ocean energy

The literature on ocean energy has, to date, largely focussed on technical, environmental, and, increasingly, social and political aspects. Legal and regulatory factors have received far less attention, despite their importance in supporting this new …

Marine governance in an industrialised ocean: A case study of the emerging marine renewable energy industry

The world's oceans are currently undergoing an unprecedented period of industrialisation, made possible by advances in technology and driven by our growing need for food, energy and resources. This is placing the oceans are under intense pressure, …

Rights & Ownership in Marine Spaces

Regulating marine renewable energy development: a preliminary assessment of UK permitting processes