Sustainable development and the protection of the environment during times of armed conflict
Environmental protection, security and armed conflict : a sustainable development perspective
Cheltenham ; Northampton : E. Elgar, 2013
This chapter [...] begins by presenting in Section 2, the laws of armed conflict applicable to the protection of the environment during armed conflict (particularly those pertinent to the case-studies); Section 3 explores the First Gulf War ; Section 4 reviews the Kosovo conflict ; and Section 5 briefly considers recommendations for reform. The relevant IHL rules and principles in relations to their scope in protecting the environment during armed conflict are considered form a sustainable development perspective.