Multilateral Environmental Treaties (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
512
Utgivningsdatum
2017-08-25
Förlag
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Dimensioner
247 x 171 x 31 mm
Vikt
1043 g
ISBN
9781783477203
Multilateral Environmental Treaties (inbunden)

Multilateral Environmental Treaties

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The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. Each volume probes the key elements of law, the essential concepts, and the latest research through concise, structured entries written by international experts. Each entry includes an extensive bibliography as a starting point for further reading. The mix of authoritative commentary and insightful discussion will make this an essential tool for research and teaching, as well as a valuable resource for professionals and policymakers. This volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law presents a structured overview and selective analysis of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). These agreements encompass the regulating aspects of the protection, conservation, management, use and exploitation of living and natural resources in various areas including biodiversity, fisheries, marine environment, shared freshwater resources, atmosphere, climate change, human rights, and polar regions. The expert contributions offer critical analysis and a concise but informative approach that provides a comprehensive introduction to each agreement as well as to the broader landscape of MEAs. The book guides the reader through the multifarious conventional regulation of each area of environmental protection, both at the global and regional levels. It details the path from the first post-war sectorial attempts at introducing international pieces of conventional environmental regulation to the booming of environmental instruments of the 1990s and the recent fertile period of new MEAs and their exponential growth. Each entry includes an overview of the topic, a concise review of current knowledge, new directions for cutting-edge research and a detailed bibliography to facilitate further reading. This comprehensive, topical and accessible volume is an essential resource for environmental law practitioners, students and scholars seeking a broad overview of MEAs, concise explanations of individual agreements, and avenues for research. Contributors include: R. Bates, L. Chiussi, C. Contartese, M.E. Desmond, A. Dizdarevic, G.M. Farnelli, E. Fasoli, M. Fitzmaurice, S. Goldberg, E.J. Goodwin, S. Gruber, C. Ibe, F.R. Jacur, K. Kakkaiyadi, E.A. Kirk, J.V. Kohler, I. Krasnova, V. Lanovoy, M. Lewis, P. Merkouris, G.A. Oanta, A. Papantoniou, N. Popattanachai, A. Powers, T.H. Reis, F. Seatzu, F. Sindico, K. Steenmans, A. Tanzi, A. Trouwborst, M.S. Wong, M. Yzquierdo, F. Zaharia
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'The contributing authors to this volume include several established leading academics in the field of environmental law alongside early career researchers. Given the diversity of authorship the research quality is consistently of high quality, which is a credit to the editors. The volume will be a useful first stop text for students, academics as well as practicing lawyers and others involved in environmental governance.'--Law Environment and Development Journal

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Edited by Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Chair of Public International Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK and Attila Tanzi, Department of Law, University of Bologna, Italy, with Angeliki Papantoniou, Department of Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK

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Contents: Foreword to the Encyclopedia by Jamie Benidickson and Yves Le Bouthillier Foreword to Volume by Michael Faure Introduction by Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Attila Tanzi and Angeliki Papantoniou PART 1 BIODIVERSITY Section A: Global Agreements 1. Convention On Biological Diversity 1992 Marine Yzquierdo 2. Bonn Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals 1979 (CMS) Melissa Lewis and Arie Trouwborst 3. Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans in the Baltic, North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas (ASCOBANS), the Agreement on the Conservation of Gorillas and their Habitats (Gorilla Agreement), and the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) Melissa Lewis and Arie Trouwborst 4. In UN Convention To Combat Desertification 1994 Katrien Steenmans i) Global Conventions, which are Relevant to the Protection of the Environment 5. Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage 1972 Stefan Gruber 6. Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora 1973 Azra Dizdarevic Section B: Regional Agreements 7. Central American Convention for the Protection of the Environment Francesco Seatzu Section C: Agreements Regulating the Protection of Particular Species or Habitats 8. International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling 1946 Katrien Steenmans 9.Convention On Wetlands Of International Importance, Especially As Waterfowl Habitat) 1971 (Ramsar) Edward J. Goodwin Section D: Fisheries 10. Convention Concerning Fishing in the Black Sea 1959 Gabriela A. Oanta Section E: Protocols to Regional Agreements of Marine Environmental Protection 11. The Black Sea Biodiversity and Landscape Conservation Protocol to The Convention on The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution 2002 Gabriela A. Oanta 12. Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife Protocol (SPAW) of Duplthe Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region 1983 (Cartagena Convention) Mary E. Desmond and Ann Powers PART 2 MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Section A: Global Agreements 13. United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea 1982 Meagan S. Wong 14. International Convention For The Prevention Of Pollution From Ships MARPOL 2012 (and Annexes I, II,III,IV,V,VI) Gian Maria Farnelli 15. Convention On The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping Of Wastes And Other Matter 1972 And 1996 Protocol Gian Maria Farnelli and Attila Massimiliano Tanzi Section B: Regional Agreements B.1. Europe/Asia 16. OSPAR Convention 1992- Convention For The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The North-East Atlantic (and Annexes I, II,III, IV) Meagan S. Wong 17. Convention For The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea 1992 (Helsinki) Gian Maria Farnelli 18. Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution 1976 (Revised In Barcelona, Spain, On 10 June 1995 As The Convention For The Protection Of The Marine Environment And The Coastal Region Of The Mediterranean) Vladislav Lanovoy 19. Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution 1992 Elizabeth A. Kirk, Naporn Popattanachai and Chioma Ibe B.2. Caribbean Regions 20. Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region 1983 (Cartagena Convention) Mary E. Desmond and Ann Powers 21. Protocol Concerning Co-operation in Combating Oil Spills in the Wider Caribbean Region Mary E. Desmond and Ann Powers 22. Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities (LBS Protocol) Mary E. Desmond and Ann Powers PART 3 SHARED FRESH WATER RESOURCES Section A: Global Agreements 23. Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses 1997 Ludovica Chiussi 24. Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes 1992 (The UNECE Helsinki Convention) Cristi