Represent industry and non-governmental organizations at meetings of international governing bodies with competence for activities in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ)

what we do

Prepare policy briefing papers and position statements concerning present and emerging policy and legal issues in ABNJ

Global Ocean Consulting, LLC provides research, reporting and advice for clients involved in activities in marine coastal areas.

We are not licensed attorneys and we do not give legal advice.

None of the information we offer constitutes legal advice and may not be relied upon as such.

We have particular expertise in the development of measures to address the impacts of human-generated underwater noise in the ocean.

Lora L. Nordtvedt Reeve, MS, MBA, JD

Principal Consultant

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Develop law and policy options for the management of the impacts of anthropogenic underwater noise for projects in coastal areas and the high seas

Member, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law


Member, Joint Noise Working Group of the Convention on Migratory Species, ACCOBAMS, and ASCOBANS

Ms. Reeve is a highly skilled marine conservationist with experience in international environmental law, marine science and international business.

Analyze environmental impact assessments and strategic environmental assessments for projects in ABNJ

Global ocean consulting, LLC provides high seas and deep seabed LAW AND Policy research, reporting and advice.

Report on international, regional and national developments in the law and policy of resource management in ABNJ

Advise marine industries on the management of anthropogenic underwater noise in the ocean generated by operational and other activities

Developing global law and policy to manage underwater noise in marine and coastal areas