The Yearbook of International Environmental Law is celebrating the tenth anniversary and during that time has quickly established itself as a vital source of information and analysis in an increasingly important legal field. The contributors for this volume are are drawn from experts across the world who, together with the expert team of editors, have created the best source of information on world-wide events in this field. The article section contains top-quality essays on topical subjects; the year-in-review section offers a round-up of legal developments in every part of the world.
Part 1: Articles; Symposium; Preliminary Measures of the Southern Blue Fin Tuna Cases; Introduction; Malcolm Evans: The Southern Bluefin Tuna Dispute: Provisional Thinking on Provisional Measures?; Adriana Fabra: The LOSC and the Implementation of the Precautionary Principle; David Freestone: Caution or Precaution: "A Rose By Any Other Name ..."?; Douglas Johnston: Fishery Diplomacy and Science and the Judicial Function; Francisco Orrego Vicuna: From the 1893 Bering Sea Fur-Seals Case to the 1999 Southern Bluefin Tuna Cases: A Century of Efforts at Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas; Articles; Mary E. Footer: Intellectual Property and Agrobiodiversity: Towards Private Ownership of the Genetic Commons; Peter-Tobias Stoll: Controlling the Risks of Genetically Modified Organisms: The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the SPS Agreement; Part 2: The Year in Review; Table of Reports; I: General Developments; II: Air and Atmosphere; III: Fresh Water; IV: Oceans; V: Energy; VI: Hazardous Substances and Waste, Other than Nuclear; VII: International Commons/Areas Beyond national Jurisdiction; VIII: Natural Resource Management and Conservation; IX: International Economy and the Environment; X: Country/Region Exports; XI: Reports from International Courts and Tribunals; XII: Reports on International Organizations and Bodies; Part 3: Literature Review, Doris Konig; Erik Jaap Molenaar, Coastal State Jurisdiction over Vessel-Source Pollution; Said Mahmoudi: Tullio Scovazzi (ed.), Marine Specially Protected Areas: The General Aspects and the Mediterranean Regional System; Marc Pallemaerts: Jonathan Krueger, International Trade and the Basel Convention.