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" In order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason... "
Regulatory Frameworks for Water Resources Management: A Comparative Study - Page 150
by Salman M. A. Salman, Daniel D. Bradlow - 2006 - 198 pages
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Coral Reef Ecosystems Research and Protection: Joint Hearing ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment - 1992 - 192 pages
...the recently signed United Nations Conference on Environment and Development states the following: In order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied to states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage,...
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Coral Reef Ecosystems Research and Protection: Joint Hearing ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment - 1992 - 192 pages
...the recently signed United Nations Conference on Environment and Development states the following: In order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied to states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage,...
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Droit International de L'environnement, Droit Humanitaire International ...

A. C. Kiss - 1995 - 354 pages
...respect, Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration paves the way in the right direction, where it stipulates: "In order to protect the environment, the precautionary...threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of mll scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent...
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International and European Trade and Environmental Law After the Uruguay Round

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann - 1995 - 168 pages
...that cause severe environmental degradation or are found to be harmful to human health. Principle 15 In order to protect the environment, the precautionary...shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilites. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty...
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Cries of the Sea: World Inequality, Sustainable Development and the Common ...

Peter B. Payoyo - 1997 - 547 pages
...available.385 382 Resolution 2467 A, B, C & D (XXIII). 383 Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration provides: In order to protect the environment, the precautionary...their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious of irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing...
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Competing Norms in the Law of Marine Environmental Protection

Henrik Ringbom - 1997 - 268 pages
...growing number of conventions and declarations, the Rio Declaration required in Principle 15 that: 'in order to protect the environment the precautionary...applied by States according to their capabilities. When there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not...
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Law and Science, Volume 1

Helen Reece, Michael D. A. Freeman, Andrew D. E. Lewis - 1998 - 307 pages
...Materials 874, Principle 15: 'In order to protect the environment, the precautionary principle shall he widely applied by states according to their capabilities....threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent...
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International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific

Ben Boer, Donald R. Rothwell, Ross Ramsay, Donald Rothwell - 1998 - 364 pages
...stage, no legislative steps have been taken. 67 "Precautionary principle" means the principle that in order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by parties according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage,...
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Living in Integrity: A Global Ethic to Restore a Fragmented Earth

Laura Westra - 1998 - 271 pages
...things to come from the 1992 Earth Summit and Agenda 21 is Article XV, the precautionary principle: In order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely practiced by the States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...
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Handbook of Global Environmental Policy and Administration

Dennis Soden, Brent R. Steel - 1999 - 840 pages
...THE R1O CONTEXT A precautionary concept was incorporated in principle 15 of the Rio Declaration: "1n order to protect the environment, the precautionary...capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irretrievable damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing...
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