Part 1 Articles - Symposium - The United States - Import Prohibition of Certain Shrimp and Shrimp Products Case: Jeffery Atik, introduction; Duncan Brack, the shrimp-turtle case - implications for the multilateral environmental agreement - World Trade Organization debate; Jeffrey L. Dunoff, border patrol at the World Trade Organization; Howard Mann, of revolution and results - trade law and environmental law in the afterglow of the shrimp-turtle case; Thomas J. Schoenbaum, the decision on the shrimp-turtle Case; David A. Wirth, some reflections on turtles, tuna, dolphin, and shrimp; Jacob Werksman, compliance and the Kyoto Protocol - building a backbone into a flexible regime. Part 2 The year in review: table of reports; general developments; air and atmosphere; fresh water; oceans; energy; hazardous substances and waste, other than nuclear; international commons/areas beyond national jurisdiction; natural resource management and conservation; international economy and the environment; country/region reports; reports from international courts and tribunals; reports from international organizations and bodies. Part 3 Literature review: Ben Boer, Ross Ramsay, and Donald Rothwell, international environmental law in the Asia Pacific; Alexander Gillespie and N. Schrijver, sovereignty over natural resources, balancing rights and duties; Alexandre Kiss and P. Taylor, an ecological approach to international law; Alexandre Kiss, Gerald Blake, Chia Lin Sien, Carl Grundy-Warr, Martin Pratt, and Clive Schofield (eds.), international boundaries and environmental security - frameworks for regional co-operation; David M. Ong and P. Wouters (ed.), international water law - selected writings of Professor Charles B. Bourne; Atilla Tanzi and O.K. Fauchald, environmental taxes and trade discrimination; Jochem Wiers, bibliography.