Operationalizing Sustainable Development: Ecological Integrity as a Grundnorm in International Law

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dc.contributor.author Bosselmann, Klaus en
dc.contributor.author Kim, R en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-25T23:21:23Z en
dc.date.issued 2015 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/46290 en
dc.description.abstract The current process of designing a set of post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offers an opportunity to clarify the underlying idea of sustainable development. At its core is ecological sustainability, defined as the integrity of Earth's life-support systems, or ecological integrity in short. This definition is reflective of the science and ethics of planetary boundaries that are referred to in international environmental agreements, and can be formulated as a priority goal in the context of the SDGs. The article argues for developing ecological integrity as a fundamental principle or grundnorm of international law, which is similar to the grundnorm character that human rights or the rule of law have in domestic and international law. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Operationalizing Sustainable Development: Ecological Integrity as a Grundnorm in International Law en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/reel.12109 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 194 en
pubs.volume 24 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.end-page 208 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 498018 en
pubs.org-id Law en
pubs.org-id Faculty Administration Law en
dc.identifier.eissn 2050-0394 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2015-09-18 en


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