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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World Heritage Fund A “ Fund for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value ” ( Article 15 ) is established under the Convention . It draws its funds from member states and from private ...
In contrast to other Asia Pacific countries , Australia has been very active in the field of World Heritage . This has been largely as a result of the controversies that have taken place between the Commonwealth and State and Territory ...
Vietnam contd environmental legislation and World Heritage Convention ( 1972 ) contd cultural heritage , definition 79 cultural landscapes 82–3 , 91 cultural properties , outstanding universal value criteria 79-80 duties under 81-2 ...
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