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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The most detailed operational provisions of the Convention are found in the Annex I regulations for the prevention of ... seek to prohibit the discharge into the sea of oil unless certain conditions are met ( Annex I , Regulation 9 ) .
Government Regulation 29 of 1986 formalized the implementation of a system of environmental impact ... to a conflict between effective environmental policy and development interests and to limited resourcing of regulatory authorities .
the Regulation of Whaling . ... New Zealand and Japan , the purpose of which was to regulate the access of Japan as a distant water fishing nation to the southern bluefin tuna , a highly migratory species , which is found in waters ...
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