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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... "
Dictionary of Environmental Law - Page 249
by Alan Gilpin - 2000 - 377 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
...Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation. While this Principle initially sounds laudable, the way the statement is worded, it is not clear if...
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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
...Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation. While this Principle initially sounds laudable, the way the statement is worded, it is not clear if...
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Impacts of Disasters on Environment and Development: International Cooperation

M. A. Pramanik - 1993 - 45 pages
...Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation. Principle 16: National authorities should endeavor to promote the internalization of environmental...
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Nuclear Contamination in the Arctic Ocean: Hearing Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography, Gulf of Mexico, and the Outer Continental Shelf - 1993 - 295 pages
...there are serious threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation." The US should also participate in joint monitoring and assessment programs in the Russian Arctic marine...
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The Earth Summit, ECO 92: Different Visions

Earth Council - 1994 - 336 pages
...Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation. Principle 16 National authorities should endeavour to promote the internalization of environmental...
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The Oceans and Environmental Security: Shared U.S. And Russian Perspectives

James Broadus, Raphael V. Vartanov, Rafaėlʹ Vramovich Vartanov - 1994 - 328 pages
...Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation. (Principle 15) This approach is intended to deal with those situations, so common in environmental...
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Environmental Diplomacy : Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements ...

Lawrence E. Susskind Professor of Urban and Environmental Studies and Director of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program MIT - 1994 - 216 pages
...Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation." This is something that most scientists can endorse. Although referenced in numerous international legal...
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All Our People

..."Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."147 Excessive Exploitation of Nonrenewable Resources But today there is widespread agreement...
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Droit International de L'environnement, Droit Humanitaire International ...

A. C. Kiss - 1995 - 354 pages
...Where there are 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 environmental degradation. " On this basis sensible proposals aimed at achieving a more adequate protection of the environment,...
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Environmental Soil Biology

M. Wood - 1995 - 150 pages
..."Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation". International environmental agreements are taking on increasingly more elements of this Finite supply...
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