Lunar mining and moon land claims fall into a gray area of ​​international law, but the negotiations are underway to avoid conflict and damage to spacecraft

Making territorial claims in space is illegal under international law. (Image credit: NASA/Neil Armstrong) This article was originally published at The Conversation. (opens in new tab) The contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Michelle LD Hanlon (opens in new tab)Professor of Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi It’s been 50 … Read more

Stronger integration of international negotiations needed to protect the ocean

by Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies eV (IASS) Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain International solutions are needed to protect the ocean. Two sets of regulations currently under development offer an opportunity to expand protections, but a greater degree of alignment between the two must be achieved. In a new article published in Frontiers in Marine Science, … Read more