International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific
Springer Netherlands, 1998 M02 18 - 364 pages
What does the future hold for the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific? This book addresses that question through a multifaceted examination of various aspects of environmental law in the states which comprise East and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the island states of the Southwest Pacific, and occasionally the states of South and Central Asia. A treaties table at the end of the book includes most Asia Pacific countries, giving the reader a fuller picture of the environmental conventions.
In addition to providing an overall view of international environmental law, this examination includes an in-depth look at such subjects as:
The book concludes by assessing the interaction between international and regional environmental law and turning to an examination of future prospects for the Asia Pacific.
Through its thorough range of coverage, International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific provides an illustration of the current state of development of international environmental law within the region as well as the forces shaping further development of international and regional schemes for environmental governance. In doing so, the book promotes long-term ecological, social, and economic sustainability.
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Many newly independent states throughout the Asia Pacific were primarily concerned with their internal security following independence . The rise of communism in the Cold War era resulted in many states becoming wary of co - operation ...
While not necessarily dealing with specific issues within the Asia Pacific , the regime does create a common global framework for all states . For example , it ensures that foreign - flagged ships which enter the region are subject to ...
While sustainable development is capable of many varying interpretations , clear principles of international environmental law which can assist in guiding Asia Pacific states do exist , especially with respect to transboundary and ...
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