This article is a description of the general principles and rules of international environmental law that have emerged from international treaties, agreements, and customs. The significance of the generality of these principles is that they can be applied to the international community for the protection of the environment.
Soto, Max Valverde
"General Principles Of International Environmental Law,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 3
, Article 10.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol3/iss1/10