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International law and the environment

Author: Patricia W Birnie; Alan E Boyle
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides an account of the main principles of international law concerning protection of the environment. This book details developments, which have occurred since the Rio Conference in 1992. It  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Birnie, Patricia W.
International law and the environment.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606756792
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia W Birnie; Alan E Boyle
ISBN: 0198765533 9780198765530 0198765525 9780198765523
OCLC Number: 40882973
Description: xxx, 798 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. International law and the environment --
2. International governance and the formulation of environmental law and policy --
3. The structure of international enviornmental law I: rights and obligations of states --
The structure of international environmental law II: regulation, compliance, enforcement, and dispute settlement --
5. The structure of international envionmental law III: environmental rights and crimes --
6. Environmental protection and sustainable use of inernational watercourses --
7. The law of the sea and the protection of the marine environment --
8. The international control of hazardous waste --
9. Nuclear energy and the environment --
10. Protecting the atmosphere and outer space --
11. Conservation of nature, ecosystems, and biodiversity: principles and problems --
12. Conservation of migratory and land-based species and biodiversity --
13. Conservation of marine living resources and biodiversity --
14. International trade and environmental protection --
15. Conclusions.
Other Titles: International law & the environment
Responsibility: P.W. Birnie and A.E. Boyle.
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