Encyclopaedia of Environmental Guidelines, Policies and Actional Plans; 12 Volumes
Sinha, P.C. (Ed.)
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ISBN-10 : 81-261-2136-X / 812612136X
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CONTENTS:- Vol. I: General Environmental Guidelines, Policies and Action Plans: 1. Energy and sustainable development, emerging partnerships. 2. Our planet, our future, our summit: baselines for success. 3. Global FAO measures on food security. 4. Agriculture: a framework for action. 5. Maintaining and enhancing global sustainability. 6. Johannesburg world summit on sustainable development. 7. World summit on sustainable development. 8. European union energy initiative. 9. Fighting poverty and environmental degradation in next decade. 10. Provisional agenda of world summit on sustainable development. 11. Commission on sustainable development acting as the preparatory committee. 12. Global environment facility: relations with conventions. 13. Draft plan of implementation for the world summit on sustainable development. Vol. II: 14. Clarifying and incremental costs and establishing Global Environment Facility (GEF). 15. Procedures for GEF operational programming and operational strategy. 16. GEF project Cycle and project proposal guidelines. 17. Progress achieved toward meeting objectives of the earth summit and earth summit +5. 18. 1997 notification concerning open burning oil. 19. National conservation strategy, policy statement on environment and development. 20. Information for decision-making. 21. Eco-labelling and eco-mark in India. 22. International institutional arrangements. 23. National mechanisms and international cooperation for capacity-building in developing countries. 24. Promoting education, public awareness and training. 25. Science for sustainable development. 26. Transfer of environmentally sound technology: requisite cooperation and capacity-building thereunder. 27. Financial resources and mechanisms. 28. Scientific and technologies community. 29. Local authorities' initiatives in support of agenda 21. 30. Strengthening the role of non-governmental organisations: patterns for sustainable development. Vol. III: 31. Children and youth in sustainable development. 32. Recognising and strengthening the role of indigenous people and their communities. 33. Promoting sustainable agriculture and rural development. 34. Protection of the atmosphere. 35. Integrating environment and development in decision-making. 36. Demographic dynamics and sustainability. 37. Changing consumption patterns. 38. Combating poverty. 39. International cooperation to accelerate sustainable development in developing countries and related domestic policies. 40. United Nations Conference on environment and development. 41. Press summary of agenda 21. 42. Development and periodic review of environmental law. 43. International convention on oil pollution preparedness, response and co-operation. 44. Indian ocean as a zone of peace. 45. Agreement between the United States of America and the United Mexican States. 46. Co-operation in the field of the environment. 47. United Nations general assembly: resolution 228 (XLIV). 48. Summit of the Arch. Vol. IV: I. General Environmental Guidelines, Policies and Action Plans: 49. Brasilia declaration. 50. Hague of 1989 declaration. 51. Amazon declaration. 52. Application of the polluter-pays principle to accidental pollution. 53. Salvage convention. 54. Exchange of information concerning accidents capable of causing transfrontier damage. 55. Environmental education and training. 56. Helsinki final act. 57. Conservation of nature and natural resources. 58. Co-operation for the protection and improvement of the environment in the border area. 59. Nature conservation and landscape protection. 60. World charter for nature. 61. Nairobi declaration. 62. Transfrontier co-operation between territorial communities or authorities. 63. Treaty for Amazonian co-operation. 64. Principles governing transfrontier pollution. 65. Protection of the environment. 66. Cocoyoc declaration. 67. Principles of the environment. 68. Co-operation in the field of environmental protection. 69. Institutional and financial arrangements for international environmental co-operation. 70. Declaration on the human environment. 71. Development and environment. 72. African convention on conservation of nature and natural resources. II. Guidelines Regarding Industrial and Occupational Health: 1. Prohibition of military or any other hostile use of environmental modification techniques. 2. Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile systems. 3. Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile systems. 4. Strategic arms limitation talks. 5. Measures to improve the U.S.A.-U.S.S.R. direct communications link. 6. Establishment of a direct communications link. 7. Protocol for the prohibition of the use in war of Asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases, and of bacteriological methods of warfare. Vol. V: Guidelines for Coast, Island, Estuary, River and Ocean Protection and Management: 1. National CRZ amendment notification. 2. National CRZ amendment order. 3. National CRZ petition/PIL. 4. Notification of draft Ocean Regulation Zone (ORZ) in India. 5. Coastal Regulation Zone Notification Govt. of India. 6. High seas fishing. 7. National environmental procedures and guidelines. 8. Small island states. 9. Protection of the oceans. 10. Prohibition of fishing with long drift nets in the South Pacific. 11. Management of regional seas. 12. Specially protected areas and wildlife. 13. Management of protected marine and coastal areas of the South-East Pacific. 14. Action plant for the environmentally sound management of the common Zambezi river system. 15. Prevention of pollution of the South Pacific region by dumping. 16. The protection of natural resources and environment of the South Pacific region. 17. Preservation of confidentiality of data concerning Deep Sea Bed areas. 18. Conditions for registration of ships. 19. ASEAN agreement on the conservation of nature and natural resources. 20. Protection of the marine environment against pollution from land-based sources. 21. Protection of the South-East Pacific against pollution from land-based sources. 22. Agreement on regional co-operation in combating pollution of the South-East Pacific by oil and other harmful substances in cases of emergency. 23. Co-operation in dealing with pollution of the North sea by oil and other harmful substances. 24. Protection and development of the marine environment of the wider Caribbean region. 25. National ocean policy statement. 26. Conservation of Salmon in the North Atlantic. 27. Regional co-operation in combating pollution by oil and other harmful substances in cases of emergency. 28. Conservation of the Red sea and Gulf of Aden environment. 29. Law of sea. 30. Regional co-operation in combating pollution of the South-East Pacific by oil and other harmful substances in cases of emergency. 31. Co-operation in combating pollution in cases of emergency. 32. Co-operation in the protection and development for the marine and coastal environment of the West and Central African region. 33. Pollution of the marine environment by discharges of hydrocarbons and other hazardous substances. 34. Future multilateral co-operation in North-East Atlantic fisheries. 35. Protection of the Mediterranean sea against pollution from Land-based sources. Vol. VI: 36. International shipping conventions and recommendations. 37. Future multilateral co-operation in the Northwest Atlantic fisheries. 38. Regional co-operation in combating pollution by oil and other harmful substances in cases of emergency. 39. Co-operation on the protection of the marine environment from pollution. 40. National maritime zones act. 41. Protection of the waters of the Mediterranean shores. 42. Co-operation in combating pollution of the Mediterranean sea by oil and other harmful substances in cases of emergency. 43. Conservation of nature in South Pacific. 44. Protection of the Rhine against pollution by chlorides. 45. Protection of the Rhine against chemical pollution. 46. Protection of the Mediterranean sea against pollution. 47. Protection of the marine environment of the Baltic sea area. 48. Prevention of marine pollution from land-based sources. 49. Intervention on the high seas in cases of marine pollution by substances other than oil. 50. Prevention of pollution from ships. 51. Status of the Senegal river and convention establishing in Senegal river development organisation. 52. Convention on the prevention of marine pollution by dumping of wastes and other matter. 53. Prevention of marine by dumping from ships and aircraft pollution. 54. Establishment of an international fund for compensation for oil pollution damage. 55. Prevention of pollution of the sea by oil concerning the protection of the great barrier reef. 56. Prevention of pollution of the sea by oil concerning tank arrangements and limitation of tank size. 57. Prohibition of the emplacement of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction on the sea-bed the ocean floor and in the subsoil theareof. 58. Intervention on the high seas in cases of oil pollution casualities. 59. Conservation of the living resources of the South-East Atlantic. 60. Co-operation in dealing with pollution of the North sea by oil. 61. Conservation of Atlantic Tunas. 62. Council for the exploration of the sea. 63. Commission for the protection of the Rhine against pollution. 64. Co-operation in marine fishing. 65. Commission for the protection of the Moselle against pollution. 66. Fishing in the black sea. 67. North-East Atlantic fisheries. 68. High seas. 69. Fishing and conservation of the living resources of the high seas. 70. Continental shelf. 71. Prevention of pollution of the sea by oil. Vol. VII: I. Guidelines for Forest Conservation, Wildlife Protection and Protected Areas Management: 1. Rio declaration and forest principles. 2. National wild life (specified plants--conditions for possession by Licensee) rules. 3. National wild life (protection) rules. 4. Protected areas and wildlife and fauna. 5. National joint forest management. 6. National wild life (protection) licensing (additional matters for consideration) rules. 7. National forest (conservation) rules. 8. National forest (conservation) act. 9. Conservation and management of the vicuna. 10. Conservation of migratory species of wild animals. 11. Conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats. 12. Protection of animals kept for farming purposes. 13. Wild life (stock declaration) rules. 14. National wild life (protection) act. 15. Wild life (transactions and taxidermy) rules. 16. Protection of animal during international transport. 17. Fishing in the waters of the Danube. 18. Conservation of North Pacific fur seals. 19. High seas fisheries of the North Pacific ocean. 20. Protection of stocks of Deep-sea prawns (Pandalus Borealis), European lobsters (Homarus Vulgaris) Norway Lobsters (Nephrops Norvequicus) and crabs (cancer Paqurus). 21. Establishment of European and Mediterranean plant protection organisation. 22. Protection of birds. 23. Establishment of a general fisheries council for the Mediterranean. 24. Establishment of an inter-American tropical Tuna commission. 25. Nature protection and wildlife preservation. 26. Preservation of fauna and flora in their natural state. 27. Plant protection. 28. Indian forest act. II. Natural, Cultural and Archaeological Heritage Sites' Protection Guidelines: 1. Environmental degradation of Aravali range in India. 2. Protection of the archaeological, historical and artistic heritage of the American nations. 3. Protection of the world cultural and natural heritage. 4. Wetlands of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. 5. Protection of the archaeological heritage. Vol. VIII: I. Guidelines for Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Procedural Code: 1. National environment appellate. 2. Programme for the development and periodic review of Montevideo programme on environmental law. 3. National environment tribunal act. 4. Damage caused during carriage of dangerous goods by road, rail and Inland navigation vessels. 5. Programme for the development and periodic review of environmental law. 6. National environmental impact assessment notifications. 7. International legal instruments and mechanisms and their implementation. 8. Delegation of powers to the central pollution control board in India. 9. Notifications relevant to EP rules. 10. Environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context. 11. Legal principles for environmental protection and sustainable development adopted by the WCED experts group on environmental law. 12. Environmental laboratories and analysis. 13. Environment protection. II. Management of Arctic, Antarctic and Other Global Commons: 1. Furtherance of the principles and objective of the Antarctic treaty. 2. Convention on the regulation of Antarctic mineral resource activities. 3. Convention on the conservation of Antarctic Marine living resources. 4. Conservation of North Pacific fur seals. 5. Conservation of polar bears. 6. Conservation of Antarctic seals. 7. Activities of states in the exploration and use of outer space including the moon and other celestial bodies. 8. Antarctic treaty. Vol. IX: I. Atmospheric Pollution, Acid Rain, Global Warming, Ozone Depletion and Climate Change Policies, Action Plans and Guidelines: 1. Renewable sources of energy, energy conservation and energy efficiency among issues. 2. Climate change guidelines. 3. Control of emissions of volatile organic compounds or their transboundary fluxes. 4. Substances that deplete the ozone layer. 5. Greenhouse effect and the community. 6. Global climate change. 7. Global warming and sea level rise. 8. Climate change: policy and regime. 9. Protection of the Ozone layer. 10. Control of emission of nitrogen oxides or their transboundary fluxes. 11. Protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind. 12. Protection of the ozone layer. 13. Reduction of Sulphur emissions or their transboundary fluxes. 14. Long-term financing of the co-operative programme for monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe (EMEP). 15. National air (prevention and control of pollution) (Union territories) rules. 16. Ministry of works and housing notification. 17. National air (prevention and control of pollution) act. 18. Long-range transboundary air pollution. II. Environment Related Public Liability and Insurance Guidelines: 1. Public hearing notifications in India. 2. National Public Liability Insurance Act. 3. National Public Liability Insurance Rules. 4. Civil Liability for oil pollution damage resulting from exploration for and exploitation of seabed mineral resources. 5. Civil liability for oil pollution damage. 6. Civil liability in the field of maritime carriage of nuclear material. 7. Civil liability for nuclear damage. 8. Third party liability in the field of nuclear energy. Vol. X: I. Guidelines for Management of Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Chemicals: 1. Carriage of hazardous and noxious substances by sea. 2. Ban on import of hazardous wastes. 3. Environmentally sound management of solid wastes and sewage-related issues. 4. Environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes, including prevention of illegal international traffic in hazardous wastes. 5. Environmentally sound management of toxic chemicals, including prevention of illegal international traffic in toxic and dangerous products. 6. Management and handling rules for toxic chemicals and hazardous wastes. 7. Manufacture, storage, and import of hazardous chemicals. 8. Manufacture, use, import, export and storage of hazardous micro-organisms, genetically engineered organisms or cells. 9. Control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal. 10. Civil liability for damage caused during carriage of dangerous goods by road, rail and inland navigation vessels. 11. Exports of hazardous wastes from the OECD area. II. Guidelines Regarding Industrial and Occupational Health and Safety: 1. Safety in the use of chemicals at work. 2. Strengthening the role of business and industry. 3. Strengthening the role of farmers. 4. Strengthening the role of workers and their trade unions. 5. Promoting sustainable human settlement development. 6. Protecting and promoting human health. 7. Transboundary effects of industrial accidents. 8. Safety in the use of asbestos. 9. Concerning occupational safety and health and the working environment. 10. Protection of workers against occupational hazards in the working environment due to air pollution, noise and vibration. 11. Prevention and control of occupational hazards caused by carcinogenic substances and agents. 12. Protection against hazards of poisoning arising from benzene. 13. Restriction of the use of certain detergents in washing and cleaning products. 14. Protection of workers against ionising radiations. 15. Environment related provisions of the national factories act. 16. Use of while lead painting. Vol. XI: I. Biodiversity Conservation Policies and Action Plan and Biotechnology Guidelines: 1. Biodiversity/ecosystem management. 2. National draft biological diversity bill. 3. Convention on biological diversity. 4. Environmentally sound management of biotechnology. 5. Conservation of biological diversity. 6. Preparation of legal instrument on the biological diversity of the planet. 7. Tropical timber conservation and management. 8. Trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora. 9. Fishing and conservation of the living resources in the Baltic sea and belts. 10. Commission for controlling the desert locust in North-West Africa. 11. Hunting and protection of birds. 12. Phyto-sanitary guidelines. 13. Commission for controlling the desert locust in the near east. 14. Commission for controlling the desert locust in the Eastern region of its distribution area in South-West Asia. 15. African migratory locust. 16. Quarantine of plants and their protection against pests and diseases. 17. Phyto-sanitary convention for Africa South of the Sahara. II. Guidelines Regarding Nuclear Material, Radiological Waste Transfer and Management: 1. Application of the Vienna convention and the Paris convention. 2. Safe and environmentally sound management of radioactive wastes. 3. Protection of the South-East Pacific against radioactive contamination. 4. Dumping of nuclear and industrial wastes in Africa. 5. Assistance in the case of a nuclear accident or radiological emergency. 6. Early notification of a nuclear accident. 7. Nuclear free zone. 8. Physical protection of nuclear material. 9. Limitation of underground nuclear weapon tests. 10. International energy programme. 11. Measures to reduce the risk of outbreak of Nuclear War between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 12. Prohibition of nuclear weapons in Latin America. 13. Nuclear weapon tests in the atmosphere in outer space and under water. 14. Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. 15. Compulsory settlement of disputes. 16. Third party liability in the field of nuclear energy. Vol. XII: I. Guidelines for Fresh Water, Lake, River Basin Conservation and Management: 1. Protection and use of transboundary watercourses and international lakes. 2. Protection of the quality and supply of fresh water resources. 3. Niger Basin authority and protocol relating to the development fund of the Niger Basin. 4. National water prevention and control of pollution Cess rules. 5. Great lakes water quality. 6. National water (prevention and control of pollution) Cess act. 7. Central board for the prevention and control of water pollution (procedure for transaction of business) rules. 8. National water (prevention and control of pollution) act. 9. National water (prevention and control of pollution) rules. II. Policies and Action Plans for Preventing Desertification and Famine and Guidelines for Drought Management: 1. Desertification. 2. Combating deforestation. 3. Integrated approach to the planning and management of land resources. 4. Establishing a permanent inter-state drought control committee for the Sahel. 5. Managing fragile ecosystems: combating desertification and drought. III. Protection of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples' Rights: 1. Indigenous and tribal peoples in independent countries. 2. Recognising and strengthening the role of indigenous people and their communities. 3. Defense of the indigenous nations and peoples of the Western Hemisphere. 4. Protection and integration of indigenous and other tribal and semi-tribal populations in independent countries.
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