Emerging seas are endangering the habitability and intensely lifestyles of numerous small island international locations, ordinarily within the Pacific and Indian oceans. this can be the 1st publication to target the myriad criminal concerns posed by means of this tragic scenario: If a country is below water, is it nonetheless a kingdom? Does it nonetheless have a seat on the United countries? What turns into of its specific fiscal area, the foundation for its fishing rights? What responsibilities do different international locations need to take up the displaced populations, and what are those peoples' rights and criminal prestige after they arrive? may still there be a brand new foreign contract on climate-displaced populations? Do those international locations and their voters have any felony recourse for repayment? Are there any courts that would listen their claims, and in response to what theories? prime felony students from world wide handle those novel questions and suggest solutions.
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