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Principles of International Environmental Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780521817943
ISBN: 0521817943
Published: October 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: uk
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780521521062



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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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.