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International law and the environment /

by Birnie, Patricia W; Boyle, Alan E; Redgwell, Catherine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xxxvi, 851 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780198764229; 0198764227.Other title: International law & the environment.Subject(s): Environmental law, InternationalOnline resources: WorldCat details | E-book fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents International law and the environment -- International governance and the formulation of environmental law and policy -- Rights and obligations of states concerning protection of the environment -- Interstate enforcement: state responsibility, treaty compliance, and dispute settlement -- Non-state actors: environmental rights, liability, and crimes -- Climate change and atmospheric pollution -- The law of the sea and protection of the marine environment -- International regulation of toxic substances -- Nuclear energy and the environment -- International watercourses: environmental protection and sustainable use -- Conservation of nature, ecosystems, and biodiversity -- Conservation of migratory and land-based species and biodiversity -- Conservation of marine living resources and biodiversity -- International trade and environmental protection.
Summary: International Law and the Environment continues to provide the definitive account of the core principles in international law concerning environmental protection. This edition expands on topical issues such as Genetically Modified Organisms and biotechnology, as well as offering new material on the International Maritime Organisation and NGOs.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. ([811]-832) and index.

Table of contents International law and the environment -- International governance and the formulation of environmental law and policy -- Rights and obligations of states concerning protection of the environment -- Interstate enforcement: state responsibility, treaty compliance, and dispute settlement -- Non-state actors: environmental rights, liability, and crimes -- Climate change and atmospheric pollution -- The law of the sea and protection of the marine environment -- International regulation of toxic substances -- Nuclear energy and the environment -- International watercourses: environmental protection and sustainable use -- Conservation of nature, ecosystems, and biodiversity -- Conservation of migratory and land-based species and biodiversity -- Conservation of marine living resources and biodiversity -- International trade and environmental protection.

International Law and the Environment continues to provide the definitive account of the core principles in international law concerning environmental protection. This edition expands on topical issues such as Genetically Modified Organisms and biotechnology, as well as offering new material on the International Maritime Organisation and NGOs.

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