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Anti-Colonial Struggles and Oceanic Connections ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

Source: Anti-Colonial Struggles and Oceanic Connections ‹ Reader — WordPress.com “The first commentary in our forum on Robbie’s The Black Pacific. Heloise Weber is Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Development Studies at the University of Queensland. Her main research interests are in the Global Politics of Development/Critical Development Studies and Global/International Political Economy (GPE/IPE), and relations of … Continue reading

Donut Holes in Law of the Sea
Mapping / Maritime Borders / Sea Law

Donut Holes in Law of the Sea

Donut Holes in Law of the Sea. Donut holes in international waters Sovereignty over land defines nation states since 1648. In contrast, sovereign right over the sea was formalised only in 1982. While land borders are well-known, sea borders escape the limelight. Any littoral state claims the area stretching 200 nautical miles from its coast. This area … Continue reading

Terra-forming Islands in the South China Sea, or the Future of International Law in the Age of Anthropocene
Maritime Borders / Sea Law

Terra-forming Islands in the South China Sea, or the Future of International Law in the Age of Anthropocene

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
As per our disciplinary formations, IR scholars often indoctrinate instruct their students with the assumption that anarchy is a constant in international relations. The use of the term, however, generally assumes that there are natural/material constants within the international that transcend central concepts of sovereignty, power, and choice/preference.…

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Circulation / Climate / Mapping

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earth a visualization of global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers updated every three hours ocean surface current estimates updated every five days ocean surface temperatures and anomaly from daily average (1981-2011) updated daily Author | Cameron Beccario @cambecc Weather Data | Global Forecast System NCEP / National Weather Service / NOAA Ocean Currents Data | OSCAR Earth & … Continue reading

The Methane Monster Grows New Teeth: Sea Level Rise Found to Cause Slope Collapse, Tsunamis, Methane Release
Sea Level Rise

The Methane Monster Grows New Teeth: Sea Level Rise Found to Cause Slope Collapse, Tsunamis, Methane Release

Originally posted on robertscribbler:
Undersea Landslide Complex (Image source: Sea-level–induced Seismicity and Submarine Landslide Occurrence.) At the end of the last ice age as the climate warmed, glaciers began to thaw, and sea level began to rise, a troubling spike in the number of undersea landslides and related tsunami events occurred. In total, almost half…