International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific
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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... regional issues , they do not adopt a comprehensive approach . Regional environmental conventions share many of the characteristics of glob- ally applicable conventions . However , as pointed out by Kiss and Shelton , 90 prin- ciples ...
Ben Boer, Ross Ramsay, Donald Rothwell. 8. UNEP Regional Seas Programme UNEP began its Regional Seas Programme in 1974. It now covers 13 regions and involves over 140 states.82 The premise of the Programme is that countries of each of ...
... regional co - operation 54 regional environmental issues and responses 47-8 biodiversity 48-9 climate change 49 marine environment 50-2 national pollution 52 population growth 50 regional frameworks 58-60 53-6 legal responses overview ...
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