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" In order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason... "
Negotiating Survival: Four Priorities After Rio - Page 75
by Richard N. Gardner - 1992 - 90 pages
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Coral Reef Ecosystems Research and Protection: Joint Hearing ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment - 1992 - 192 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied to states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Coral Reef Ecosystems Research and Protection: Joint Hearing ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment - 1992 - 192 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied to states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Impacts of Disasters on Environment and Development: International Cooperation

M. A. Pramanik - 1993 - 45 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Environmental Ruin: The Crisis of Survival

Raj Mal Lodha - 1993 - 400 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific knowledge, certainly shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effecting measures to prevent...
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Environmental Diplomacy : Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements ...

Lawrence E. Susskind Professor of Urban and Environmental Studies and Director of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program MIT - 1994 - 216 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."...
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The Earth Summit, ECO 92: Different Visions

Earth Council - 1994 - 336 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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All Our People

..."precautionary approach," as the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development urged in Principle 15: "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."147...
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International and European Trade and Environmental Law After the Uruguay Round

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann - 1995 - 168 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilites. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Environmental Soil Biology

M. Wood - 1995 - 150 pages
...efficiently should improve. Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development states: "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation"....
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Environmental policy: from regulation to economic instruments

1995 - 125 pages
...the Ministerial Declaration of the Second World Climate Conference, footnote 11, supra, at p. 536): "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."...
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