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 Declaration included a set of guiding principles for the future direction of activities concerning the human ... The most significant was Principle 21 , which provided : States have , in accordance with the Charter of the United ...
In addition , the Rio Declaration sought to underline the importance for states to develop policies and strategies to respond to the need for sustainable development ( Principles 1 , 4 , 8 ) , to adopt the precautionary approach in ...
International Co - operation The third general principle of international environmental law , the need for greater ... commencement of this discussion , this list of core principles of international environmental law is not exhaustive .
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