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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... "
Pesticide Risk Assessment in Rice Paddies: Theory and Practice - Page 34
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Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives

Veikko Launis, Juha Räikkä - 2007 - 148 pages
...conference on environment and development in Rio de Janeiro. The so-called Rio Declaration (1992) states that [w]here 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 Regulatory Challenge of Biotechnology: Human Genetics, Food and Patents

Han Somsen - 2007 - 290 pages
...Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration (Rio Declaration on Environment and Development 1992) as follows: '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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Worst-Case Scenarios

Cass R. Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor Cass R Sunstein - 2007 - 340 pages
...postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation."2 (2) The 1992 Rio Declaration proclaims, "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."3...
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Toward a Culture of Nature: Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development ...

Pamela Stricker - 2007 - 157 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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Public Health Ethics

Stephen Holland - 2007 - 222 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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Encountering Nature: Toward an Environmental Culture

Thomas Heyd - 2007 - 190 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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Risk Assessment of Chemicals: An Introduction

C.J. van Leeuwen, T.G. Vermeire - 2007 - 686 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capability. 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 Protection of International Watercourses Under International Law

Owen McIntyre - 2007 - 422 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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Perspectives on the ICRC Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law

Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Susan Breau - 2007
...peacetime. The precautionary principle is stated in Principle 15 of the 1992 Rio Declaration95 as follows: '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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Terracotta Reader: A Market Approach to the Environment

Parth Shah, Vidisha Maitra - 2005 - 495 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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