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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Chapter 3 Regional Environmental Issues and Responses Chapters 1 and 2 have demonstrated that during the past 25 years there have been substantial developments in international environmental law and in associated international ...
Since that time the ASEAN states have continued a dialogue on environmental issues , and , during the 1990s , there have been some additional developments which indicate that ASEAN is taking a stronger approach in dealing with ...
States and France , sought to put environment issues on the agenda . The United States , for example , argued that there should be scope for both unilaterally imposed environment - related trade restrictions and greater harmonization of ...
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