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Is There an Environmental Law?

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Is There an Environmental Law?

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Summary

* Introductionp2

* The Creation of International Environmental Law p2-3 * Local/Regional Environmental issuesp2
* Global Environmental issuesp3
* The human activityp4

* The Development of International Environmental Law p4-5 * Stockholmp4
* Riop5
* Johannesburgp5

* Protection Law p5-8
* Pollution conventionp5
* Biodiversity & Endangered Species Conventionp6
* Climate Change Conventionp7
* Hazardous Wastes & Dumping Conventionp8

* Conclusionp9

* Biobliographyp10

Introduction
The development of industrialization and the technological advances have taken part in our daily lives. We live in our comfort without worrying about the impact on the environment. ‘The environment is everything surrounded us. It is all natural and artificial elements within which human life unfolds. With the current ecological issues, the term environment currently tends to operate on a growing world. Since appeared pollution, climate change, greenhouse gas and so on ... The concepts of sustainable development and ecology came much later in our vocabularies. We can therefore ask whether there are laws protecting the environment and if their scopes are international. We shall answer to it through an analysis. Our first part will show the causes that pushed to create environmental laws. Our second part will go through the development of those laws. Finally, our last part will cover the law protecting the environment. The Creation of International Environmental Law

1. Local/Regional Environmental issues

* Pollution :
Pollution is the introduction of pollutants (chemicals, genetic substances and so on…) in one environment to the point that its effects become harmful to human health but not only, also to other living organisms, the environment or climate. There is many different...