Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

 

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International Law Protecting the Environment during Armed Conflict: Gaps and Opportunities

International Law Protecting the Environment during Armed Conflict: Gaps and Opportunities

Source: Michael Bothe, Carl Bruch, Jordan Diamond, and David Jensen (ICRC), 2010

Topics: Governance, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 10/11/2013

 

There are three key deficiencies in the existing body of international humanitarian law (IHL) relating to protection of the environment during armed conflict. First, the definition of impermissible environmental damage is both too restrictive and unclear; second, there are legal uncertainties regarding the protection of elements of the environment as...

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Environmental Consequences of War: Legal, Economic, and Scientific Perspectives

Environmental Consequences of War: Legal, Economic, and Scientific Perspectives

Source: Editors: Jay Austin and Carl Bruch (ELI), 2000

Countries: Iraq, Kuwait, Vietnam

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Over the past three decades we have witnessed the environmental devastation caused by military conflict in the wake of the Vietnam War, the Gulf War and the Kosovo conflict. This book brings together international lawyers, military officers, scientists, and economists to examine the legal, political, economic, and scientific implications of...

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Lebanon: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment

Lebanon: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment

Source: UNEP, 2007

Countries: Israel, Lebanon

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“The conflict in Lebanon and in Israel, which began on 12 July 2006 and ended on 14 August with a ceasefire under UN Security Council Resolution 1701, was relatively short – lasting 34 days. However, the impact on Lebanon’s civilian population was significant, with 1,191 people reportedly killed and 4,405...

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The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment and Human Settlements

The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment and Human Settlements

Source: UNEP, UNCHS (Habitat), 1999

Countries: Kosovo

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Perhaps the most endangered natural resource in times of war is truth. This became very evident during the Kosovo Conflict When the Rambouillet accord failed and NATO air strikes started on 24 March 1999, alarming reports began to appear about the environmental damage caused by the bombing. Images of Pancevo...

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Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland

Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Assessment, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“Covering around 1,000 km2 in Rivers State, southern Nigeria, Ogoniland has been the site of oil industry operations since the late 1950s. Ogoniland has a tragic history of pollution from oil spills and oil well fires, although no systematic scientific information has been available about the ensuing contamination.”

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Protecting the Environment During Armed Conflict: An Inventory and Analysis of International Law

Protecting the Environment During Armed Conflict: An Inventory and Analysis of International Law

Source: Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Carl Bruch and Jordan Diamond (UNEP), 2009

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 04/11/2013

 

With a view to identifying the current gaps and weaknesses within the existing legal framework and making recommendations on how they can be addressed, this report reviews the provisions within the four main bodies of international law that provide protection for environment during armed conflict. These include international humanitarian law...

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Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Assessment, Remediation, Restoration, and Reconstruction: Lessons and Emerging Issues

Added: 29/07/2013

 

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Road Infrastructure Reconstruction as a Peacebuilding Priority in Afghanistan: Negative Implications for Land Rights

Added: 28/07/2013

 

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Ecological Restoration and Peacebuilding: The Case of the Iraqi Marshes

Added: 28/07/2013

 

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The Risks of Depleted Uranium Contamination in Post-Conflict Countries: Findings and Lessons Learned from UNEP Field Assessments

Added: 28/07/2013

 

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