International environmental law is now a standard course for both undergraduate and postgraduate law students all over the world. This collection follows the essential structure of environmental regulation in an attempt to provide a clear picture of the mechanics of the system. It is comprised of a 'General Part' (general principles, procedural obligations and civil liability and non-compliance procedures); selected 'Sectoral Regimes' (the fundamental elements of the natural environment: habitat, sea, atmosphere, freshwater resources, polar regions, and the primary regimes of man-made intervention: nuclear power, chemicals, waste); and 'Interface Regimes' (trade and environment, human rights and environment, armed conflict and environment The multitude of often interconnected international environmental documents is categorized in a way that the interactions between the international and the regional as well as the general and the sectoral become immediately obvious. An advantage of this collection is the comprehensive index that will provide a quick starting point for research in cross-cutting themes. This collection will appeal to students and lecturers alike as it covers all aspects of a course on the topic. It is also a useful desk reference for research students and scholars as well as environmental and international law practitioners.