Defining Issues in International Environmental Law
New Horizons in Environmental and Energy Law series
I must express my thanks to a number of people and organizations who have made all this possible. I must acknowledge the non-governmental organizations who assisted me before, during and after each meeting. Sigi, Kitty, Sue and Margi all merit special thanks. The people in these organizations are indispensable to the debate, and without their assistance, I doubt I could have completed this task. Thanks also to Wally Stone for getting me on the ocean in the first place, and planting the seed that grew into this work. I am grateful to the Law School at the University of Waikato for the support they have given me. My special thanks to Claire, for her encouragement and support, and my sons Jamie and Conor for putting up with me sometimes reading papers and thinking about distant things when I should have been playing with them. I would also like to thank the New Zealand delegation, for letting me be part of such a great team; the scientists, Gina, Scott, Meryl and Simon for being such clever detectives; the diplomats Hine-Wai, Felicity, Chris and especially Wilbur Dovey, Alan Cook and Lucy Duncan for displaying and teaching excellent diplomatic practice, and Nigel Fyfe for his exemplary legal skills and early morning runs. Special thanks to Mike Donoghue for the vision, commitment, drive and friendship. Finally, it would not be a complete or fair acknowledgement without recognizing the input of Jim McLay and Sir Geoffrey Palmer for their leadership, discussions and laughter which make...