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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21 At a national level , species protection measures are employed in the laws of many Asia Pacific countries . Species protection measures also form either part or the whole of the approach adopted by various international agreements ...
The Panel upheld Mexico's challenge and provided interpretations of a number of GATT provisions which are of great significance in relation to measures taken to protect the environment.37 The Panel rejected the US argument that US and ...
Measures , which deals with the setting of national and international standards in relation to sanitary and phytosanitary measures . These measures are defined as : ( 1 ) measures relating to the protection of human , animal or plant ...
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