Preventing Transboundary Harm from Invasive Alien Species

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dc.contributor.author Riley, S
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T04:59:06Z
dc.date.issued 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Review of European Community and International Environmental Law, 2009, 18 (2), pp. 198 - 210
dc.identifier.issn 0962-8797
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11861
dc.description.abstract The problem of invasive alien species (IAS) is the second biggest threat to biodiversity after loss of habitat. The introduction and spread of IAS can also be a source of transboundary environmental harm. Although customary international law obliges States to prevent transboundary environmental harm, international law does not clearly articulate these obligations in the context of IAS. A potentially helpful mechanism lies in the use of transboundary environmental impact assessment and risk analysis. However, the operation of these processes, within international environmental law, international quarantine law, and international trade law has generated obligations that largely remain soft, ill-defined and inconsistent. This situation is counter productive to preventing or minimizing transboundary harm caused by IAS.
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1111/j.1467-9388.2009.00641.x
dc.rights The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com en_US
dc.title Preventing Transboundary Harm from Invasive Alien Species
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Review of European Community and International Environmental Law
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.volume 18
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 198 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 210 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 180116 International Law (Excl. International Trade Law)
dc.personcode 014305
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name International Law (excl. International Trade Law) en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Transboundary Harm, Transboundary EIA, Invasive Alien Species en_US
dc.description.keywords Transboundary Harm, Transboundary EIA, Invasive Alien Species
dc.description.keywords Transboundary Harm, Transboundary EIA, Invasive Alien Species
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Law
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Law Research


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