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Basic Documents on International Law and the Environment

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherClarendon Press
Number of pages704
ISBN (Print)0198763212, 9780198763215
Publication statusPublished - 1995


"Basic Documents on International Law" offers an authoritative and wide-ranging selection of key documents in this area of law and provides students and scholars with a companion to the authors' textbook "International Law and the Environment". The editors have compiled a collection which includes all the major treaties and other legal instruments relevant to the protection of the environment in international law. Topics covered include the codification and
development of international environmental law, marine pollution, the protection of the atmosphere, nuclear risks, control of hazardous substances, and international watercourses. Each text is preceded by a short introduction by the editors, who are both leading scholars in the field.

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