The Nagoya Protocol and Its Implications on the EU Atlantic Area Countries.
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The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization came into force in October 2014. In the European Union (EU), new legislation had to be developed in order to apply the mandatory elements of the Protocol, namely, the Regulation (EU) Nº 511/2014 (ABS Regulation) and the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1866, laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation ABS with regard to the register of collection, monitor user compliance, and best practices. As a consequence, EU countries had to develop their own legislation in order to implement the Nagoya Protocol (NP), as well as the EU regulations. One important fact that distinguishes the national legislation of the EU countries is that some countries choose to control access to genetic resources (GR), while others do not apply access measures. The Atlantic Area countries in the EU share an attractive coastline with regard to the potential of t.....
JournalJournal of Marine Science and Engineering
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
CitationMartins, J., Cruz, D., and Vasconcelos, V. (2020) The Nagoya Protocol and Its Implications on the EU Atlantic Area Countries. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 8:92, 20pp. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse8020092
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