The Australian Environmental Review says about this book: Applying the Precautionary Principle is a step-by-step guide to the practice. Included [are] numerous worked examples of the precautionary principle at work to further enhance the understanding of the concept. Ideal for environmental planning and development decision makers in both public and private sectors, students who increasingly need to set their technical and professional education in the context of ecologically sustainable development and community groups and lobbyists who want an understanding of the principle, how it can be applied and its potential influence on decision makers.'
Introducing the Precautionary Principle The Emergence of the Precautionary Principle Who is Involved Why Apply the Precautionary Principle A New Name for Common Practice Making Sense of the Precautionary Principle Applying the Precautionary Principle Step 1: Are Precautionary Measures Needed? Step 2: How Precautious Should We Be? Step 3: What Precautionary Measures Can You Apply? Step 4: What Precautionary Measures Should You Apply? Case Study Precautionary Measures Table 1: Existing Operations and Activities Table 2: Proposed Projects and Plans of Management Table 3: Organisational Management Table 4: Administrative Procedures Table 5: Legislation and Law Reform Table 6: Policy, Strategy and Planning References/ Further Reading
Ronnie Harding, Adrian Deville
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