Interactions Between Offshore Oil and Gas Activities and Marine Protected Areas
Article from: OGEL 5 (2022), in Roundup of Articles
As an engine of the world's economy, offshore oil and gas operations are already common with significant investment and exploration and production activities. However, the petroleum industry has historically been identified with significant environmental risks since its first operation in the mid-19th century. According to World Economic Forum's 2022 Global Risks Report, environmental risks are the most pressing issues facing the modern world. This has raised a contentious question that "Can economic growth be environmentally sustainable?". This debate is also reflected in the legal ...