Table of contents for Killing our oceans : dealing with the mass extinction of marine life / John Charles Kunich.

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Chapter One: Hotspots Under the Sea: Hotter Under the Water?
A. Mass Extinction by the Numbers
B. What Are Hotspots?
C. The Amazing Diversity of Marine Life
D. Endemism: What Is It and Why Does it Matter?
E. Hydrothermal Vents: Life in the Pressure Cooker
F. Seamounts
G. Hotspots of Life in the Oceans: Why Should We Care?
H. How Are We Killing Our Oceans?
I. Where Are the Marine Hotspots?
Chapter Two: Law of the Sea and in the Sea
A. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982
B. Convention on Biological Diversity
C. World Heritage Convention
D. London Dumping Convention
E. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
Chapter Three: Finding or Losing Nemo, One Nation at a Time
A. United States
B. Australia
C. Some Other Nations
Chapter Four: Choosing to Stop Killing Our Oceans
A. Why Has So Much Law Had So Little Effect?
B. A New Legal Solution to Our Mass Extinction Crisis
C. Proof That a New Legal Effort Is Worth It
Chapter Five: The Greatest Unknown
Suggested Readings

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Marine biological diversity conservation -- Law and legislation.