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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region , they would make a significant difference to the protection of natural and cultural heritage at a national and regional level . In the past few years , the growth of cities in Asia has become a major concern of the UNESCO World ...
World Heritage Convention The motivation for the 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage ( World Heritage Convention ) was the recognition of increasing threats of destruction to the world's ...
themselves contribute substantially to the maintenance of intangible cultural heritage , as can " cultural landscapes " . The sub - category of the associative cultural landscape developed in the Operational Guidelines under the World ...
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