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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Principles of International Environmental Law 3rd ed isbn 9780521140935

Principles of International Environmental Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780521521062
ISBN: 0521521068
New Edition ISBN: 9780521140935
Published: September 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print
Hardback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780521817943



This second edition of Philippe Sand's leading textbook on international environmental law provides a clear and authoritative introduction to the subject, revised to December 2002. It considers relevant new topics, including the Kyoto Protocol, genetically modified organisms, oil pollution, chemicals etc. and will remain the most comprehensive account of the principles and rules relating to environmental protection and the conservation of natural resources. In addition to the key material from the 1992 Rio Declaration and subsequent developments, Sands also covers topics including the legal and institutional framework, the field's historic development and standards for general application. This will continue to be an invaluable resource for both students and practitioners alike.

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Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
Table of treaties and other international acts
Table of cases
Abbreviations
Part I. The Legal and Institutional Framework: Introduction
1. The environment and international society: issues, concepts and definitions
2. History
3. Governance: states, international organisations and non-state actors
4. International law-making and regulation
5. Compliance: implementation, enforcement, dispute settlement
Part II. Principles and Rules Establishing Standards: 6. General principles and rules
7. Atmosphere
8. Oceans and seas
9. Freshwater resources
10. Conservation of biological diversity
11. Hazardous substances and activities
12. Waste
13. The polar regions: Antarctica and the Arctic
14. European Community environmental law
Part III. Techniques for Implementing International Principles and Rules: 15. Environmental impact assessment
16. Environmental information
17. Liability and compensation for environmental damage
18. International trade and competition
19. Financial resources, technology and intellectual property
Index.