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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However , it is the interaction between global and regional international legal regimes which is increasingly posing difficulties , and , as regional legal regimes become more complex , the potential for conflict and overlap increases .
The recent development therefore of a more holistic approach to dealing with the protection and preservation of biodiversity is potentially in conflict with a number of existing regimes in the region , especially those which have a ...
problem , which is of more general application , is that the Antarctic maritime legal regime demonstrates some of the difficulties of applying global regimes in regions which not only have a distinctive legal regime of their own but ...
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