Advanced Introduction to International Environmental Law

Author: Ellen Hey
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781954585
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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. This accessible and concise introduction provides a salient overview of contemporary international environmental law as well as a critical assessment of the controversies that arise when trying to achieve environmental protection through international law. Covering the origins, content, institutional structure and accountability mechanisms of international environmental law, in their social-economic and political context, Ellen Hey discusses substantive and procedural fairness, thus exploring questions of distributive justice, accountability and legitimacy. Providing an invaluable entry point to this complex area of the law, this book enables a rapid understanding of the core principles of this multi-faceted topic. Key features include: • Concise and compact overview • Discusses contemporary developments • Examines IEL’s relationship to other areas of international law • Considers the social-economic context.

Introduction to International Environmental Law

Author: Timo Koivurova
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317916158
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Introduction to International Environmental Law provides a concise overview of international environmental law and the relations and agreements among nations to facilitate environmental protection. Beginning by exploring the history nature and sources of international environmental law, Professor Koivurova moves on to consider the key principles as well as examining the implementation and effectiveness of international environmental law in practice. It considers how international environmental law has developed away from other branches of international law which are heavily based on state sovereignty, in order to more effectively facilitate environmental protection and concludes by posing questions about the future of the field. Taking a concise, accessible approach throughout and employing case studies drawn from a global range of examples, this book is the ideal first point of entry to the context, principles and issues of this important subject.

A Guide to International Environmental Law

Author: Alexandre Charles Kiss
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 1571053441
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Guide to International Environmental Law" addresses why and how the international system elaborates environmental obligations and monitors compliance with them. The book discusses the relationship between international obligations and national and local law, with particular reference to federal systems. It points out the influence national law has on the emergence of international law and the growing role international norms play in the development and enforcement of national and local environmental policies. It also examines the extent to which environmental protection should be and is taken into account in other regulatory frameworks, from trade law and human rights to disarmament and refugee policy.

Principles of International Environmental Law

Author: Philippe Sands
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521521062
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Revised edition includes all new developments since 1994, including all international case-law and international legislation.

International Environmental Law and Policy

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Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735526389
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Revised and updated for its Second Edition, INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY uses cases, materials, problems, and questions to introduce important issues to students with little or no background in either international law or environmental law. This dynamic casebook offers a coherent presentation of a complicated area: the strong author team includes a diverse mix of scholars who are all active in the field offers an introduction to international law and institutions as a foundation for the study of global norms applicable to environmental problems presents International Environmental Law in the 21st century, covering traditional issues such as transfrontier pollution and shared resource allocation and examining newer and emerging issues such as climate change, biological diversity and human rights implications takes an interdisciplinary approach in an analytical framework that can be applied to any international environmental legal problem leads students from fundamental issues to sophisticated applications in four main parts: The Nature of International Environmental Issues, Pollution Control, Natural Resource Management, and Trade and Finance the thorough Teacher¿s Manual contains answers to all the exercises, problems, and questions in the book, as well as sample syllabi and a transition guide The authors use a skillful blend of material to capture and hold student interest: detailed case studies that explore international environmental norms convenient appendices on Researching International Environmental law, International Organizations, and General Steps in Formulating Multilateral Agreements detailed discussions of the relationship between international and domestic implementation of law in-depth coverage of the liability, accountability, and valuation of natural resource damages Changes for the Second Edition update the material and facilitate student understanding: new developments in international environmental law, including compliance with agreements, international health problems, biotechnology, developments in WTO and NAFTA, sustainable economic development, and accountability of international institutions the book is redesigned and condensed to make the materials readily accessible to a broad variety of students, both in the United States and abroad the rewritten introductory chapter now begins with a short history of international environmental law, the nature of international environmental problems, and political and economic contexts several new case studies demonstrate the major problems involved in international environmental law and highlight the many interests surrounding treaty negotiations readings throughout the book are revised and condensed, with editors¿ notes relating them to the case studies cases and materials are judiciously edited to conserve length while maintaining readability

Research Handbook on International Environmental Law

Author: Malgosia Fitzmaurice
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849807264
Format: PDF
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. . . an impressive volume and the editors have put together a high quality collection. Research Handbook on International Environmental Law ought to be an invaluable reference source for both teachers and students of international environmental law in the years to come. Web Journal of Current Legal Issues This wide-ranging and comprehensive Handbook examines recent developments in international environmental law (IEL) and the crossover effects of this expansion on other areas of international law, such as trade law and the law of the sea. The expert contributors offer analyses of foundational issues in IEL, such as responsibility for environmental damage, sustainable development and the precautionary principle, alongside studies in topical subject areas including marine protection and the law of international watercourses. This Research Handbook offers an in-depth analysis of IEL, both as a field of law in its own right, and as part of the wider system of international law. It gives a comprehensive view of IEL in all its forms and complexity. With thorough examination of specific environmental regimes and compliance mechanisms, this Handbook will be an indispensable resource for legal scholars, students and practitioners alike.

International Environmental Law Policy and Ethics

Author: Alexander Gillespie
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198713452
Format: PDF
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This text investigates the ethical and political justifications for the international legal regime protecting the environment, and analyses in detail the myriad challenges these justifications can face.

Protected Areas and International Environmental Law

Author: Alexander Gillespie
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9004161589
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This volume seeks to provide the reader with a clear understanding to the way that protected areas are created, listed and managed in international law. In doing so, it provides a complete overview of the primary international and regional conventions in this area, and the decisions and resolutions that have come from them. In doing so, it provides a comprehensive examination of, inter alia, the World Heritage Convention, the Man and the Biosphere regime, the Ramsar (Wetlands) Treaty, and the Convention on Migratory Species. It also deals extensively with the important regional conventions in this area, covering Europe, Africa and the Americas. The regimes governing international maritime protected areas, and Antarctica, are also dealt with. In each area, the values, selection considerations, management, and compliance considerations are examined in detail and linked into recognizable examples from well known protected sites of international significance.