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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33 Of the Pacific island countries , only Fiji and the Solomon Islands are members of the Convention . In the Solomon Islands , the two potential nominations34 have not as yet been submitted to the World Heritage Committee .
The countries and territories include : American Samoa ; the Cook Islands ; the Federated States of Micronesia ; Fiji ; French Polynesia ; Guam ; Kiribati ; the Republic of the Marshall Islands ; Nauru ; New Caledonia ; Niue ; the ...
Papua New Guinea contains 83 % of the land area , whilst the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia make up another 10 % . Eleven of the island countries have a land area of less than 500 square kilometres and four have less than 30 square ...
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