Updating the international water events database
, FAO Legislative Study 65(1998) Documents governing the development and management of international watercourses: rivers, lakes and underground aquifers formed or traversed by the international border between or among sovereign states.
Updates and replaces “The Law of International Water Resources”, FAO Legislative Study 23 (1980).
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International cooperation in the form of treaties, agreements and resolutions created by intergovernmental organizations as well as national laws and regulations are being used to protect the environment.
The researcher is usually looking for documents from the major organizations concerned with protection of the environment such as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the European Union, the OECD, and the Council of Europe.
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Although a “hidden resource”, groundwater serves the basic needs of more than half the world’s population and may be the only source of water in arid and semi-arid countries.
A far smaller number of international agreements that address the use and sharing of groundwater resources are in place; international principles are still being developed.
Chernobyl), dumping of hazardous wastes, groundwater depletion, international trade in pesticides, and acid rain.
Environmental law is also cutting across other areas of international law, such as commercial/business law, trade, and human rights.
The most common substance on earth, water covers seventy percent of the earth's surface. Less than three percent of the world's water is fresh, most of that is trapped in glaciers or inaccessible snow cover.
Fresh water is essential to all aspects of human activity: agriculture, industry, energy production, and to life itself.
Although conflicts over water resources date back thousands of years, in spite of, or perhaps because of, the essential role water plays in sustaining human civilization, the nations have found a way to cooperate in sharing and managing water resources.