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Rebroadcast: Disputing the law of the sea

Aaron Favila
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We’re all familiar with border disputes on land … but what about those on the water? Maritime disputes in the Arctic and in the South China Sea are increasing, as countries vie for valuable natural resources beneath the ocean’s waves. Current international law sets strict guidelines on what economic rights countries have off their coasts. But, is the system in place the best one? Is the International Law of the Sea still sufficient today?


Casey Morell left Global Journalist in December, 2014.
Jim Flink is the host of Global Journalist, a production of the Reynolds Journalism Institute, and KBIA.
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