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Environmental protection of international watercourses under international law

Author: Owen McIntyre
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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McIntyre's work explains the legal means by which requirements of environmental protection influence the determination of a reasonable and equitable regime for allocating rights to riparian states to utilize shared freshwater resources. The work examines the means and processes by which environmental considerations can act upon the operation of the principle of equitable utilization. The volume provides a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen McIntyre
ISBN: 0754670554 9780754670551
OCLC Number: 851315831
Description: XXIII, 422 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: International conventions; Decisions of judicial and arbitral tribunals; Introduction; Problems, principles and terminology; The principle of equitable utilization; The rule on prevention of significant harm; Equity and the utilization of shared natural resources; Factors relating to the equitable utilization of international watercourses; Environmental protection of international watercourses I: substantive rules of customary and general international law; Environmental protection of international watercourses II: procedural rules of customary and general international law; Conclusion: environmental protection as a factor in determining the equitable utilization of international watercourses; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Owen McIntyre.

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McIntyre's work explains the legal means by which requirements of environmental protection influence the determination of a reasonable and equitable regime for allocating rights to riparian states to utilize shared freshwater resources. The work examines the means and processes by which environmental considerations can act upon the operation of the principle of equitable utilization. The volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the subject, outlining the development, scope and operation in general and customary international law of key rules of environmental protection.

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