Endangered Species, International Protection
Peter H Sand
- Countermeasures — Sustainable development — Economic sanctions — Developing countries — Natural resources — Endangered species — Environmental disputes — Pollution
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 Within the general context of international environmental law, designated natural fauna and flora resources are internationally protected against the risks of over-exploitation and extinction ( Conservation of Natural Resources ; Environment, International Protection ). However, unlike classical area-specific nature protection regimes ( Nature, International Protection ; World Natural Heritage ), species-specific protection is typically ‘a-territorial’; ie, individual specimens and living populations of animals or plants are subject to the international regime...