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What does ECS stand for?

ECS stands for Extended Continental Shelf (est. 2003)

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Third, accession would help secure a truly massive increase in our country's resource and economic jurisdiction, not only to 200 nautical miles off our coasts, but to a broad extended continental shelf beyond that zone adding almost another third to our nation in terms of jurisdiction.
This analysis demonstrated that Canada potentially has an extended continental shelf in both the Atlantic and Arctic oceans that could be as large as the three prairie provinces (GSC 1994).
To that end, the Note will first provide background on various motivations and interests at stake for establishing sovereignty over an extended continental shelf in light of environmental concerns, explore the existing mechanism for resolving overlapping continental shelf disputes under UNCLOS, and identify some of the particular disputes in which the interests of Scandinavian states may be at risk.
The newly signed law known as Republic Act 9522, which establishes the country's 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone, was crafted to prevent the Philippines from losing by default its claim to extended continental shelf areas teeming with fishery, mineral and natural gas resources.
The newly signed law known as Republic Act 9522, which establishes the country's 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone, was crafted to prevent the Philippines from losing by default its claim to extended continental shelf areas teeming with fishery, mineral and natural gas resources.