Is the Caspian Sea a Sea; and Why Does it Matter?

  title={Is the Caspian Sea a Sea; and Why Does it Matter?},
  author={Hanna Zimnitskaya and James von Geldern},
  journal={Journal of Eurasian Studies},
  pages={1 - 14}
Environmental challenges in the Caspian Sea and international responsibility of its littoral states
The main challenges facing the environment of the Caspian Sea include the water level rise, environmental pollutions, the entrance of exotic species to the Caspian Sea, loss of the flora reservoirs
Stability Analysis of the Proposed Caspian Sea Governance Methods
The Caspian Sea group decision-making problem is modeled and analyzed as a game using a non-cooperative game theoretic approach, suggesting that the current deadlock is a strong equilibrium and may last long if there are no major changes to the game structure and parties' behavior.
The Complexity of the Caspian Basin
The collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of newly independent States marked the uprising of a new era in the region of the Caspian Basin. Failing to reach a consensus regarding the legal
Energy Issues as the Trigger for Formation of an International Regime of the Caspian Sea
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The Legal Definition of the Caspian Sea
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International Legal Regulation of Russian-Iranian Cooperation in Energetics and Caspian Sea Delimitation
The article is devoted to the history of contractual relations’ development between Russia and Iran, dated back to XVI century. Particular meaning is given to the period stipulated by concluding of
До проблеми правового статусу Каспійського регіону.
The article is devoted to one of the most acute regional problems of the present – the legal status of the Caspian region, as well as the mutual relations of the states around the Caspian Sea, the
Common Legislation Regarding Discharge of Sewage and Ballast Water by Ships in the Caspian Basin
The Caspian basin for a long time did not have a legal status, so the question of the division of the seabed was in question. In addition, international conventions such as MARPOL, UNCLOS, BWM did
Integrated Environmental Assessment as a Comprehensive Governance Tool for the Caspian Littoral States to Control the Environmental Degradations
With the world’s largest inland water basin, and the lack of an effective legal regime, the Caspian Sea has been an area of conflict over common resources. Important issues such as exploration and


International legal status of the Caspian Sea: issues of theory and practice
Since the collapse of the USSR, long established stability of compromise around the Caspian has left its place to competition and confrontation. While the USSR and Iran were the only coastal states
The Caspian Conundrum: Reflections on the Interplay Between Law, the Environment and Geopolitics
Rising world demand for petroleum and natural gas makes the Caspian Sea and its resources the focus of increased international attention. This article examines the controversy over the legal
Divide and Conquer? The Russian Plan for Ownership of the Caspian Sea
The search for alternative sources of oil has renewed U.S. interest in the Caspian Sea. Bordered by Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, and the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, the Caspian
Ownership of Oil and Gas Resources in the Caspian Sea
In the aftermath of the breakup of the Soviet Union and the birth of new sovereign nations bordering the Caspian Sea, the legal status of the sea has emerged as one of the most contentious
Oil and Geopolitics in the Caspian Sea Region
Foreword Introduction Background History of Oil Development in the Caspian Basin by Bulent Gokay The Legal Status of the Caspian Sea: Conflict and Compromise by Cynthia M. Croissant and Michael P.
The Caspian region at a crossroad : challenges of a new frontier of energy and development
Challenges of the Caspian Region H.Amirahmadi THE ENVIRONMENT The Lands and Peoples of the Caspian Region J.Schoeberlein-Engel & A.Ilkhamov The Caspian's Environmental Woes S.Namazi Organizational
Dispute-settlement in the Law of the Sea: Disorder or System?
The provisions concerning the settlement of disputes of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) were drafted keeping in mind, that the rules they were to contain and the
Entry into force of the Law of the Sea Convention
Foreword Sir Robert Y. Jennings. Preface. Contributors: D.H. Anderson, B. Applebaum, B.B. Davidson, G.A. French, D.C. Gofas, E.K. Hall, D.M. Harvey, T. Iguchi, J.L. Jacobson, J. Koch, M. Kokkinos,
The Caspian Sea: Rivalry and Cooperation