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Protection of the environment during armed conflict

Protection of the environment during armed conflict

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Published by Naval War College in Newport, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War (International law) -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental law, International.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Richard J. Grunawalt, John E. King and Ronald S. McClain.
    SeriesInternational law studies ;, v. 69
    ContributionsGrunawalt, Richard J., King, John E., 1949-, McClain, Ronald S., 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1295 .U4 vol. 69, JX5011 .U4 vol. 69
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 720 p. ;
    Number of Pages720
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL996292M
    LC Control Number96034947

      Dr. Jacobsson, the UN Special Rapporteur for the Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflict and recipient of this year's prestigious Al-Moumin Award, said that while states and international organizations have taken steps to prevent environmental harm before and after armed conflict, they have been unwilling to commit to further legally binding rules during armed conflict. The Protection of Environment during Armed Conflict: A Review of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Article (PDF Available) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    International Law Studies - Volume 69\r Protection of the Environment During Armed Conflict\r Richard J. Grunawalt, John E. King & Ronald S. McClain \(Editors\)\r. The opinions shared in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the U.S. Naval War College, the Dept. of the Navy, or Dept. of Cited by: 3. Environmental protection during armed conflict relating to the protection of the environment during international armed con-l ict (Section A). It then discusses protection of the environment during armed conl ict under customary international law (Section B). h e chapter ends with a brief conclusion.

      Protecting the environment in times of armed conflict is not a new idea. Even in ancient times, rules existed to ensure that natural resources essential for people’s survival, such as . Protection of the environment during armed conflict and other military operations / Robert E. Linhard --The impact of war and military operations other than war on the marine environment: policy making on the frontiers of knowledge / Ronald A. DeMarco and John P. Quinn --This land is our land: the environmental threat of Army operations / Frank.


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Protection of the Environment During Armed Conflict (International Law Studies, V. 69) Hardcover – September 1, by Richard J. Grunawalt (Editor), John Price: $ Protection of the environment during armed conflict.

1 online resource (xix, p.) (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Grunawalt; John E King; Ronald S McClain; Naval War College (U.S.).

The book, like the Workshop, takes as its starting point the existing IHL regime for the protection of the environment during armed conflict and goes on to explore the application of other legal regimes that may be relevant to protection of the environment both during armed conflict and, as in the broader context envisaged by the ILC, in relation to armed conflict.

This book provides details of the environmental destruction wreaked during international and non-international armed conflicts and argues that the existing legal regime for the protection of the environment during armed conflict requires substantial modification.

Environmental protection during armed conflict has therefore gradually gained significant attention at international, national and regional levels. This article explores how regional laws could fill gaps in the international legal frameworks for the protection of the environment and natural resources in the context of armed conflicts in : Michael Addaney, Michael Gyan Nyarko, Elsabe Boshoff.

This book explores environmental protection relevant to security and armed conflict from a sustainable development perspective. The author details how at each stage of the armed conflict life cycle, policy, law and enforcement have fallen short of the sustainable development model and concludes with a set of suggestions for how to address this pressing concern.

their protection during armed conflict. There can be no durable peace if the natural resources that sustain livelihoods Protection of the environment during armed conflict book damaged, degraded, and destroyed.

The existing international legal framework contains many provisions that either directly or indirectly protect the environment and govern the use of natural resources during armed conflict.

The obligation of taking care to protect the natural environment during armed conflict seems closer to the international environmental law principles of due diligence and prevention, and even carries the potential to enclose the precautionary principle, on the condition, of course.

Protecting the natural environment during armed conflict. International humanitarian law recognizes that some harm to the environment is an inevitable consequence of armed conflict. But damage cannot be unlimited, and it has provisions protecting the natural environment.

Add to Calendar Europe/Paris Protecting the Environment during an Armed Conflict: What role for International Environmental Law Abstract. My presentation deals with the protection of the environment during an armed conflict from the perspective of international environmental law (IEL).

Findings from these assessments shows that the exploitation and illegal trade of natural resources frequently fuel and prolong armed conflict, particularly in countries where laws and institutions have been weakened or have collapsed. As peacebuilding often addresses the allocation, access and ownership of natural resources, there is an urgent need to strengthen their protection during armed.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Protection of the environment during armed conflict. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College, (DLC) Protection Of The Environment During Armed Conflicts: A Case Study Of Kosovo.

MANOJ KUMAR SINHA [*] I. INTRODUCTION. The participation by NATO [1] in the Kosovo crisis started after the failure of Rambouillet talks on 19 March [2] and led to an air campaign (Operation Allied Forces) on 24 March against Serbian targets [3].

The aerial bombing campaign had inflicted large scale. In particular, attention should be paid - as at the London and Ottawa meetings [30 ] - to protection of the environment in time of non-intemational armed conflict and to the formulation of rules applicable between a State party to a conflict and a State not party thereto whose natural environment may be affected by the conflict.

ventional international law confers upon the natural environment a spe-cial protection. The International Legal Texts We shall not examine here the status during armed conflict of peacetime environmental treaties dealing, e.g., with oil dumping into the ocean or the use of substances that deplete the ozone layer Nor shall we ad-Cited by: Protection of environment is a matter of concern not only for individuals but for the states also.

In the present era of climate change, the human environment is at stake. The whole world has become deeply conscious of its impending consequences. But. Draft Principle II General Protection of the [Natural] Environment During Armed Conflict Draft principle II-1 addresses the general protection of the [natural] environment during an armed conflict and is divided into three paragraphs, of which paragraph 1 is relevant during all three phases.

The text, as provisionally adopted, reads: 1. Protection of the Natural Environment in Armed Conflict 8 1 Context and background Introduction Armed conflict may cause significant harm to the environment and communities that depend on natural resources.

Hostilities tend to inflict direct damage on animals, vegetation, soil and water systems, with ensuing effects on local orFile Size: 6MB.

By contrast, there was an established body of law dealing with armed conflict situations, including naval warfare, at the time. Third, other agreements dealing with protection of the maritime environment include clauses exempting, or partially exempting, their application during armed conflict or similar situations.

1) Legal protection of the environment in times of armed conflict As far as the part of the SG work relating to the protection during armed conflicts is concerning, the essential activity was to establish contact and cooperation with the UN. At the same meeting, the Commission provisionally adopted the entire set of the draft principles on protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts on first reading.

At its th to. Taking as its starting point the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, the book is divided into two parts, the first of which discusses the development and effects of nuclear weapons, and the second evaluates protection of the environment during international armed conflict.

The book concludes by evaluating the legality Author: Catherine MacKenzie.4 For a review of IHL governing the environment during armed conflict, see United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Protecting the Environment During Armed Conflict: An Inventory and Analysis, Nairobi, ; see also Daniel Bodansky, Legal Regulation of File Size: KB.