Section headings and selected contents:
Foreword. Preface. Introduction. Outline of Events. Overview of Major Pollution Incidents.
Oil pollution. Chemical and other hazardous substances. Radioactive pollution. Plastic waste. Endangered species. Sewage. Activities of the United Nations and other Global Intergovernmental Agencies and Meetings.
UN Office for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (OALOS). International Maritime Organisation (IMO). United Nations Environment Programme OCA/PAC regions. World Health Organisation. International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPC Fund). International Whaling Commission (IWC). South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA). Antarctic Treaty System (ATS). Global Legislators for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE). UN Conference on Environment and Development, 1992, Brazil. Activities of the European Communities, Intergovernmental Agencies and Meetings in Europe.
European communities. Third International Conference on the Protection of the North Sea. Operation of the 1972 Oslo Convention (OSCOM). Council of Europe. Activities of Governments, Government Departments and Statutory Bodies.
Legislative outlines. Legislative update. Selected governmental and statutory bodies. Activities of Non-Governmental Organisations.
Local authorities. Environmental organisations. Amenity and statutory bodies. Shipping and industry. Academic institutions. Other reports. The Legal Regime.
Pollution from sources on land. Dumping. Liability and compensation. Specially protected areas, including wildlife. Scientific and Technical.
ACOPS surveys. Reference Section.
Index. Acronyms and abbreviations. Appendix. Members of ACOPS. Subcommittees.
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