Expedition Menu
1. Introduction

2. 
Ocean Resource

3. Oxygen

4. Water

5. Climate

6.
Energy

7. Food

8. Human Health

9. Commerce

10. Security

11. The Dump


12.
Your Turn

13. 
Tragedy

14..Global Resources

15. Global Conflict

16. Law of the Sea

17.
U.S. on UNCLOS

18. U.S. Ocean Policy


This material is based
upon work supported
by the
Online Global Stuides Program
at the
San Jose State University

 

Global Studies 1B

Marine Resources and the Law of the Sea
1. Introduction

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Welcome to our research on the resources and wealth of the global ocean

Expedition Objectives:

  • Provide a background of the importance of the ocean to society.
  • Consider the many resources of the ocean
  • Introduce the concept of “Tragedy of the Commons”
  • Identify areas of global and regional conflict over these resources
  • Introduce the concept of stewardship
  • Identify U.S. and international office involved in establishing ocean policy

Let's begin our discussion on the wealth of the ocean.

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August 16, 2010

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