international environmental law

International environmental law

International environmental law (sometimes, international ecological law) is a field of international law regulating the behavior of states and international organizations with respect to the environment.  See Phillipe Sands, Principles of International Environmental Law (2nd ed., Cambridge, 2003).  Core domains for international regulation include management of the world's oceans and fisheries, the polar ice caps, and the regulati

  1. Anne Burnett, ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law: International Environmental Law, available here.
  2. United Nations Environment Programme (;
  3. Convention on Biological Diversity (


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