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Law and sustainable development since Rio

Law and sustainable development since Rio

legal trends in agriculture and natural resource management

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Law and legislation.,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesLegal trends in agriculture and natural resource management
    StatementFAO Legal Office.
    SeriesFAO legislative study,, 73
    ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Legal Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3585 .L395 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 376 p. ;
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3744627M
    ISBN 10925104788X
    LC Control Number2003422251
    OCLC/WorldCa51514427

    Thus, it is incorporated in various environmental treaties as well as in international fisheries agreements, the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organisation WTO and EU law. This has been directed on the principle of 'polluter pays'. It is quite obvious that the object of the above principle was to make the polluter liable not only for the compensation to the victims but also for the cost of restoring of environmental degradation. For Further Details Contact: editor legalserviceindia.

    The summit marked the first international attempt to draw up action plans and strategies for moving towards a more sustainable pattern of development. Law and sustainable development since Rio book offers readers, students, activists, environmentalists, and policy makers the tools, metrics, and practical pathways they need to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Once the actor is proved to be guilty, he is liable to compensate for his act irrelevant of the fact that whether he's involved in development process or not. ESD aims to produce learning outcomes that include core competencies such as critical and systematic thinkingcollaborative decision-makingand taking responsibility for the present and future generations. The first chapter discusses the origins of the Sustainable Development concept, and the next one is dedicated to the "Results of the World Summit for Sustainable Development ," reporting that there were 45, participants, including over heads of state, in Johannesburg. The term sustainable development as used by the United Nations incorporates both issues associated with land development and broader issues of human development such as education, public health, and standard of living.

    Union of India, the petitioner through a PIL brought to the notice of the supreme court that the state government of Rajasthan though empowered to make rules to protect environment, failed to do so and in contrary allowed mining work to continue within the forest area. In theory, such measures encourage producers of pollution to make cleaner products or to use cleaner technologies. Environmental Law for Sustainability: A Reader. The integration principle Environmental protection requires that due consideration be given to the potential consequences of environmentally fateful decisions. The learning environment itself must adapt and apply a whole-institution approach to embed the philosophy of sustainable development. The concept appears, often as an objective or preambular reference, in most international statements and declarations related to environmental, social and economic issues since the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit.


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