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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Approaches to the Protection of Biodiversity One broad set of distinctions between different approaches to the protection of biodiversity is that between measures involving species protection , conservation areas and habitat ...
The report World Resources 1994-95 noted : While protected areas are invaluable in conserving habitat and species ... The effectiveness of conservation areas in affording protection to aspects of biodiversity can also be affected by ...
One assessment of the Convention has noted : The Convention contains no obligation for parties to protect the areas which are most important for the conservation of biological diversity . Even attempts to provide for the listing of all ...
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