On the Precautionary Principle and Sustainable Utilization of Living Marine Resources of China

Xiaolin Chu


The sustainable exploitation and utilization is the emphasis of global living marine resources management. Now more and more international agreements and domestic legislations regard the precautionary principle as a new means of environment and resources management for the principle’s conservation effectiveness. For China, living marine resources is not in a good state, though many protecting measures have been taken. And Chinese domestic legislations on living marine resources management haven’t stipulated the precautionary principle definitely. Then, it may be necessary for China to make new laws or revise the old ones to regulate the precautionary principle clearly. And it is also essential for China to take concrete measures to apply the precautionary principle in accordance with different conditions of different coastal areas.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/jms.v1n1p133


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