Freshwater, habitats and ecosystems

Fisher, Douglas E. (2012) Freshwater, habitats and ecosystems. In Alam, Shawkat, Bhuiyan, Md Jahid Hossain, Chowdhury, Tareq M.R., & Techera, Erika J. (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law. Taylor & Francis Group, United Kingdom, pp. 227-242.

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Abstract

While the Ramsar Convention for the Protection of Wetlands of International Importance was the first habitat-based treaty, much of the recent focus of international attention in the area of freshwater has been on the regulation of watercourses. Attention is only beginning to be given to the interconnectedness of freshwater, habitats and ecosystems. This chapter explores and analyses the context, structure and substantive rules for the couservation and managemet of freshwater, habitats and ecosystems across the complex range of multilateral environmental agreements.

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ID Code: 54560
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: freshwater conservation, freshwater management, sustainable development, environmental law
ISBN: 9780415687171
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Environmental and Natural Resources Law (180111)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)
Deposited On: 05 Nov 2012 00:17
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2013 09:32

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