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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Overview of Legal Responses In response to the environmental issues that have been noted above , a wide range of environmental treaties have been adopted . At the global level , the Asia Pacific is subject to many of the important ...
The adoption of the compulsory pilotage regime was achieved through recognition by the IMO of the special status ... A 1994 report has recommended that Australia seek to have a compulsory pilotage regime adopted for the Torres Strait .
This proposal was adopted by the Commission in 1994 , with the effect that commercial whaling is now prohibited within the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary . The Sanctuary area covers almost all the migration routes of whales to and from ...
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