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IB Style Questions: Due on Monday

1. What rights and responsibilities does a country posses when it has sovereignty over an area of ocean?

2. Explain the difference between sovereignty rights and EEZs.

3. Choose a current (ongoing) geopolitical conflict over an ocean resource that is not fishing. Describe the conflict and its implications and then suggest a realistic solution to the conflict.