Definition: [ɪnˌvaɪrənˈmentllɔː] provides for the purpose, objective, principles, and mechanisms to ensure effective management and protection of natural resources. The similar legislation contains the next principles:
Guarantee of a safe environment for human life and health;
Ecologization of material production;
Preservation of spatial and species diversity and integrity of natural objects and complexes;
Scientifically justified standardization of the impact of economic and other activities on the ambient;
Recovery of fees for pollution of the milieu and reduction of the quality of natural resources;
Solution of problems based on broad international cooperation.
Environmental law in a Sentence:
In many countries, it is the environmental law that serves as a reliable barrier to the safety of rare animal species.
Unfortunately, the environmental law does not provide for large fines for violators.
Synonyms and related words: natural law, real law, substantial law