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Fisheries and maritime security: Understanding and enhancing the connection (2019)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R., & Rosello, M. (in press). Fisheries and maritime security: Understanding and enhancing the connection. In Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea. Help or HindranceEdward Elgar Publishing

Traditionally, maritime security has been understood in terms of direct or physical security. Typically, this concerns military or policing issues, such as inter-State conflicts, piracy or trafficking. This narrow understanding is increasingly ch... Read More

The proposed LOSC implementation agreement on areas beyond national jurisdiction and its impact on international fisheries law (2019)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (2019). The proposed LOSC implementation agreement on areas beyond national jurisdiction and its impact on international fisheries law. In Conserving biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction, 104-139. Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004391703_006

As the development of an implementation agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction gathers pace, it is important to consider how this might impact upon... Read More

Principles for fisheries management in areas beyond national jurisdiction—the essential role of incentive-based approaches (2018)
Report
Anderson, J., Asche, F., Barnes, R., Bush, S., Gentner, B., Hufflett, C., …Wachowicz, K. (2018). Principles for fisheries management in areas beyond national jurisdiction—the essential role of incentive-based approaches. World Wildlife Fund

This publication was prepared under the auspices of a multidisciplinary Global Think Tank (GloTT) for the World Bank’s Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation: Models for Innovation and Reform (OPP). The World Bank’... Read More

Assessing the application of innovative incentive-based tools to reform highly migratory fisheries from regional to global scale (2018)
Report
Barnes, R. (2018). Assessing the application of innovative incentive-based tools to reform highly migratory fisheries from regional to global scale. WWF/FAO

This report provides an assessment of the past performance and future outlook of innovative, incentive-based tools to reform highly migratory and transboundary fisheries at regional and global scales. This review seeks to identify legal, financial, a... Read More

Environmental rights in marine spaces (2018)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (2018). Environmental rights in marine spaces. In S. Bogojevic, & R. Rayfuse (Eds.), Environmental rights in Europe and beyondBloomsbury Publishing

Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law (2018)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (in press). Alternative histories and futures of International Fisheries Law. In Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an era of changing oceansBloomsbury Publishing

Counterfactual thinking is used to analyse historical events or the effectiveness of political regimes. It is also used to show the contingency of events. What if we were to apply counterfactual thinking to the international regulation of fisheries?... Read More

The pursuit of good regulatory design principles in International Fisheries law: What possibility of smarter international regulation? (2018)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (in press). The pursuit of good regulatory design principles in International Fisheries law: What possibility of smarter international regulation?. In Smart Mixes of Environmental Governance edited by Niels Philipsen, Judith van Erp, Andre Nollkaemper, and Michael Faure, tbc. Cambridge University Press (CUP)

There is a growing body of literature that explores the effectiveness of different regulatory approaches and tools (e.g. Gunningham and Sinclair 1999, Van Gossum et al 2010, Baldwin et al 2012). This is sometimes referred to as smart regulation, resp... Read More

Commentaries on Article 2, 17-32, and 51-54 (2017)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (2017). Commentaries on Article 2, 17-32, and 51-54. In A. Proelss (Ed.), Convention on the Law of the Sea: A CommentaryBloomsbury Publishing

Island biodiversity (2017)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (2017). Island biodiversity. In E. Morgera, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), Biodiversity and Nature Protection Law, 175-188. Edward Elgar Publishing

The proposed LOSC implementation agreement on areas beyond national jurisdiction and its impact on international fisheries law (2016)
Journal Article
Barnes, R. (2016). The proposed LOSC implementation agreement on areas beyond national jurisdiction and its impact on international fisheries law. International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 31(4), 583-619. doi:10.1163/15718085-12341411

As the development of an implementation agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction gathers pace, it is important to consider how this might impact upon international fisheries law. A... Read More

Is climate change an unforeseen, irresistible and external factor – A force majeure in marine environmental law? (2016)
Journal Article
Saul, R., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2016). Is climate change an unforeseen, irresistible and external factor – A force majeure in marine environmental law?. Marine pollution bulletin, 113(1-2), 25-35. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.074

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd Several environmental laws include provisions on natural causes or force majeure, which except States from their commitments if it can be proven that the failure to meet the commitment is due to factors outside their control. The... Read More

The continuing vitality of UNCLOS (2016)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (2016). The continuing vitality of UNCLOS. In J. Barrett, & R. Barnes (Eds.), Law of the sea: UNCLOS as a living treaty, 459. British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Beyond responsibility to protect: Ceci N'Est Pas Une Pipe (2016)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. A., & Tzevelekos, V. P. (2016). Beyond responsibility to protect: Ceci N'Est Pas Une Pipe. In R. Barnes, & V. Tzevelekos (Eds.), Beyond responsibility to protect: Generating change in international law, 3-30. Intersentia. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781780687483.002

René Magritte's famous painting showing a pipe and painted text informing the reader that ‘[t]his is not a pipe’ is susceptible to varying interpretations. The truth of the painter's message depends on whether ‘this’ refers to the pipe depicted or to... Read More

Integrating natural and social sciences to manage sustainably vectors of change in the marine environment: Dogger Bank transnational case study (2015)
Journal Article
Burdon, D., Boyes, S. J., Elliott, M., Smyth, K., Atkins, J. P., Barnes, R. A., & Wurzel, R. K. (2018). Integrating natural and social sciences to manage sustainably vectors of change in the marine environment: Dogger Bank transnational case study. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 201, (234-247). doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2015.09.012. ISSN 0272-7714

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. The management of marine resources is a complex process driven by the dynamics of the natural system and the influence of stakeholders including policy-makers. An integration of natural and social sciences research is required by... Read More

Energy sovereignty in marine spaces (2015)
Book Chapter
Barnes, R. (2015). Energy sovereignty in marine spaces. In Energy from the sea : an international law perspective on ocean energy, 13-39. Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004303522_003

The term “energy sovereignty” is used with differing emphases to describe a State’s rights or assertions over energy resources and supplies. Given the importance of offshore energy developments, particularly in the field of renewables, this article e... Read More

Renewables-to-reefs: Response to Fowler et al. (2015)
Journal Article
Smyth, K., Burdon, D., Atkins, J., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2015). Renewables-to-reefs: Response to Fowler et al. Marine pollution bulletin, 98(1-2), 372-374. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.07.065

Flag states (2015)
Book
Barnes, R. (2015). Flag states. In D. Rothwell, A. Oude Elferink, K. Scott, & T. Stephens (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea, 304-325. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP)

Flag State jurisdiction provides one of the principal ways of maintaining legal order over activities at sea, although its significance has lessened as a consequence of extensions in coastal State jurisdiction over ocean spaces. Any State may grant... Read More

Renewables-to-reefs? – Decommissioning options for the offshore wind power industry (2014)
Journal Article
Smyth, K., Christie, N., Burdon, D., Atkins, J. P., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2015). Renewables-to-reefs? – Decommissioning options for the offshore wind power industry. Marine pollution bulletin, 90(1-2), 247-258. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.10.045

The offshore wind power industry is relatively new but increasing globally, hence it is important that the whole life-cycle is managed. The construction–operation–decommissioning cycle is likely to take 20– 30 years and whilst decommissioning may not... Read More

Energy sovereignty in marine spaces (2014)
Journal Article
Barnes, R. (2014). Energy sovereignty in marine spaces. International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 29(4), 573-599. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718085-12341328

The term “energy sovereignty” is used with differing emphases to describe a State’s rights or assertions over energy resources and supplies. Given the importance of offshore energy developments, particularly in the field of renewables, this article e... Read More

Co-location of activities and designations: A means of solving or creating problems in marine spatial planning? (2013)
Journal Article
Christie, N., Smyth, K., Barnes, R., & Elliott, M. (2014). Co-location of activities and designations: A means of solving or creating problems in marine spatial planning?. Marine Policy, 43, (254-261). doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2013.06.002. ISSN 0308-597x

Worldwide demand for energy is growing and predicted to increase by up to three times by 2050. Renewable energy will play a vital role in meeting this demand whilst maintaining global climate change targets. Around the British Isles, development of w... Read More