Environmental Protection of International Watercourses under International Law
McIntyre's work explains the legal means by which requirements of environmental protection influence the determination of a reasonable and equitable regime for allocating rights to riparian states to utilize shared freshwater resources. The work examines the means and processes by which environmental considerations can act upon the operation of the principle of equitable utilization. The volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the subject, outlining the development, scope and operation in general and customary international law of key rules of environmental protection.
The Principle of Equitable Utilization
The Rule on Prevention of Significant Harm
Equity and the Utilization of Shared Natural Resources
Factors Relating to the Equitable Utilization of International Watercourses
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1997 Convention 1997 UN Convention activities adopted Agreement allocation application Arbitration Berlin Rules Birnie and Boyle Bruhacs cause significant harm commentary to Article concerning concluded consideration Continental Shelf cooperate customary international law delimitation Draft Articles drainage basin due diligence duty economic ecosystem approach effects environmental impact assessment environmental protection equitable and reasonable equitable utilization established example freshwater resources Fuentes further Helsinki Rules ibid implementation infra inter alia intergenerational equity international drainage basin International Environmental Law International Law Commission International Rivers international watercourse Journal of International McCaffrey natural negotiations Non-Navigational normative notify parties Policy pollution practice precautionary principle principle of equitable principles of international procedural protection of international Protocol provides relation requires riparian role substantive Supra sustainable development Tanzi and Arcari Teclaff transboundary environmental transboundary harm Treaty United Nations UNTS utilization of international vital human needs Water Disputes Tribunal Yearbook of International