Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students
Browse Secondhand Online
This volume assesses the basic principles, structure and effectiveness of the international legal system concerning the protection of the world's natural environment. It is hoped that the reader is thus provided with a clearer picture of the remarkable developments in environmental law brought about by recent global concern for the environment
This second edition has been expanded and updated to take full account of the extensive developments in international environmental law which have occurred since the Rio Conference in 1992. There is an additional chapter on international trade law and the environment, as well as sections on sustainable development, climate change, biological diversity, regulation of the global environment, environmental impact assessment, and the precautionary principle.
Coverage of human rights issues and private international law has been improved. Major new treaties on international watercourses, international fisheries, access to environmental justice and information, nuclear safety, and environmental liability are considered, and the growing jurisprudence of international tribunals is included;This book is intended for undergraduate courses in environm