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International Environmental Law - Michael R. Molitor

International Environmental Law

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A unique compilation of major international environmental law resolutions, decisions, declarations, agreements and treaties that have changed the way the world looks at the environment. This book is divided into 5 easy to follow sections: International Organizations: Fifteen resolutions and decisions that provide legal materials that represent the breadth of leading environmental issues as well as the range of different organizations currently considering them. Inter-governmental Declarations: Nine non-binding declarations expressing the common interest of many states in specific issues of international scope. Bilateral Agreements: Five major agreements between two nations Regional Agreements: Thirteen regional environmental treaties, a majority of them European, dealing with important environmental issues on a regional basis. Global Agreements: Agreements which were originally open for signature by a large number of states not confined to any specific geographic region and that address environmental issues of worldwide dimensions.

Foreword
Preface
International Organizations
Introductionp. 1
United Nations General Assembly: Resolution 2997 (XXVII), Institutional and Financial Arrangements for International Environmental Cooperation (1972)p. 3
United Nations General Assembly: Resolution 7 (XXXVII), World Charter for Nature (1982)p. 8
United Nations General Assembly: Resolution 53 (XLIII), Protection of Global Climate for Present and Future Generations of Mankind (1988)p. 13
United Nations General Assembly: Resolution 228 (XLIV), United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (1989)p. 16
United Nations General Assembly: Resolution 229 (XLIV), International Co-operation in the Field of the Environment (1989)p. 24
United Nations Environment Programme: Montreal Guidelines on the Protection of the Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land-Based Sources (1985)p. 29
United Nations Environment Programme: Governing Council Decision 15/34, Preparation of an International Legal Instrument on the Biological Diversity of the Planet (1989)p. 47
United Nations Environment Programme: Governing Council Decision 15/36, Global Climate Change (1989)p. 49
European Economic Community: Council Resolution on the Greenhouse Effect and the Community (1989)p. 53
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development: Guiding Principles on the Environment (1972)p. 56
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development: Council Recommendation on Principles Governing Transfrontier Pollution (1974)p. 58
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development: Council Decision-Recommendation on Exports of Hazardous Wastes from the OECD Area (1986)p. 63
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development: Council Decision on the Exchange of Information Concerning Accidents Capable of Causing Transfrontier Damage (1988)p. 66
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development: Council Recommendation on the Application of the Polluter-Pays Principle to Accidental Pollution (1989)p. 72
Organization of African Unity: Council of Ministers, Resolution on Dumping of Nuclear and Industrial Wastes in Africa (1988)p. 76
Intergovernmental Declarations
Introductionp. 77
Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (1972)p. 79
Nairobi Declaration (1982)p. 85
Amazon Declaration (1989)p. 88
Declaration of the Hague (1989)p. 90
Declaration of Brasilia (1989)p. 92
Helsinki Declaration on the Protection of the Ozone Layer (1989)p. 95
Economic Declaration, Summit of the Arch (1989), Excerptsp. 96
Noordwijk Declaration on Climate Change (1989)p. 100
Male Declaration on Global Warming and Sea Level Rise (1989)p. 109
Bilateral Agreements
Introductionp. 113
Agreement between the United States and the USSR on Cooperation in the Field of Environmental Protection (1972)p. 115
Agreement between the United States and Canada on Great Lakes Water Quality (1978)p. 118
Agreement of Cooperation between the United States of America and the United Mexican States Regarding Pollution of the Marine Environment by Discharges of Hydrocarbons and other Hazardous Substances (1980)p. 154
Agreement between the United States of America and the United Mexican States on Cooperation for the Protection and Improvement of the Environment in the Border Area (1983)p. 163
Agreement between the United States of America and the United Mexican States on Cooperation for the Protection and Improvement of the Environment in the Metropolitan Area of Mexico City (1989)p. 168
Regional Agreements
Introductionp. 171
Oslo Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft (1972)p. 172
Helsinki Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (1974)p. 179
Nordic Environmental Protection Convention (1974)p. 211
Paris Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-Based Sources (1974)p. 215
Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution (1976)p. 228
Convention for the Protection of the Rhine Against Chemical Pollution (1976)p. 257
Convention on the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution by Chlorides (1976)p. 265
Kuwait Regional Convention for Cooperation on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Pollution (1978)p. 273
Amazon Pact Treaty (1978)p. 279
Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (1979)p. 285
Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region (1983)p. 301
Bonn Agreement for Cooperation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil and Other Harmful Substances (1983)p. 334
Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Drift Nets in the South Pacific (1989)p. 341
Global Agreements
Introductionp. 347
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat (1971)p. 349
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (1972)p. 353
Convention to Regulate International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (1973)p. 364
Convention for the Prevention of Pollution by Ships (1973)p. 379
Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (1980)p. 389
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (1980)p. 402
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, PART XII(1982)p. 416
International Tropical Timber Agreement (1983)p. 432
Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (1985)p. 451
Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident (1986)p. 465
Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency (1986)p. 471
Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987)p. 480
Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resource Activities (1988)p. 503
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (1989)p. 546
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ISBN: 9789065445278
ISBN-10: 9065445277
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 584
Published: February 1991
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.99