Ocean Governance

Sylvia Earle, High Seas Alliance, Cymie Payne

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Sylvia Earle, Cymie Payne, at High Seas Alliance reception for Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction Preparatory Committee meeting, July 2017

Cymie R. Payne

Publications by Cymie Payne


“Biodiversity in High Seas Areas: An Integrated Legal Approach” 21:9 ASIL Insights (2017) Read on SSRN or Insights  

"Sustainable Management of High Seas Marine Resources: Scoping Note on Rules and Practices of International Law" Role of International Law in Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Development Committee, International Law Association (2016). Read on SSRN

"Collective Responsibility for Sound Resource Management: Erga Omnes Obligations and Deep Seabed Mining" in Environmental Rule of Law: Trends from the Americas (OAS 2015). Read
Also published in Spanish as La responsabilidad colectiva para la gestión adecuada de los recursos marinos in Estado de derecho en materia ambiental: Tendencias en las Américas (OAS 2015). Leer

"ICJ Halts Antarctic Whaling – Japan Starts Again" 4:1 Transnational Environmental Law 181-194 (2015). Abstract

"Australia v. Japan: ICJ Halts Antarctic Whaling" 18:9 Am. Soc. Int’l L. Insights (2014).  Read

“State Responsibility and Liability for Deep Seabed Mining in International Waters,” Environmental Policy and Law (co-authored with Donald Anton and Robert Makgill, (2011). Read
on SSRN   


IUCN Submissions to ITLOS


Statement for International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Commission on Environmental Law,  Advisory Opinion, Case No. 21: Request  for an advisory opinion submitted by the Sub-Regional Fisheries  Commission (SRFC) (Request for Advisory Opinion submitted to the  Tribunal). Written Statement of the International Union for Conservation of Nature
Oral Proceedings: ITLOS/PV.14/C21/4/Rev.1 5 September 2014 a.m.

Statement for International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Commission on Environmental Law,  Advisory Opinion, Case No. 17: Responsibilities and obligations of  States sponsoring persons and entities with respect to activities in the  International Seabed Area (filed with International Tribunal for the  Law of the Sea on August 18, 2010). Written Statement of the International Union for Conservation of Nature  Oral Proceedings:  Webcast (IUCN begins at 38:14 minutes)  Transcript (IUCN begins at p. 18) Statement for International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Commission on Environmental Law,  Advisory Opinion, Case No. 17.