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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17 However , by 1992 , Agenda 21 noted that land - based sources contributed more than 70 % of marine pollution , while maritime transport and dumping - at - sea contributed approximately 10 % each.18 These figures aptly demonstrate ...
However , this programme is not convention - based and has not resulted in any substantial initiatives to further control ship - sourced marine pollution.59 UNEP has been also been working through the “ Northwest Pacific Regional Action ...
Lake Lanoux arbitration 5 land - based marine pollution see marine pollution land biosphere greenhouse gas sinks 147 land use changes 99 climate change 147–8 Laos economic readjustment 210 environmental problems 210 environmental ...
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