Related Rule
Australia
Practice Relating to Rule 44. Due Regard for the Natural Environment in Military Operations
Australia’s Defence Force Manual (1994) states: “Those responsible for planning and conducting military operations have a duty to ensure that the natural environment is protected.” 
Australia, Manual on Law of Armed Conflict, Australian Defence Force Publication, Operations Series, ADFP 37 – Interim Edition, 1994, § 545.
Australia’s LOAC Manual (2006) states: “Those responsible for planning and conducting military operations have a duty to ensure that the natural environment is protected.” 
Australia, The Manual of the Law of Armed Conflict, Australian Defence Doctrine Publication 06.4, Australian Defence Headquarters, 11 May 2006, § 5.50.
The LOAC Manual (2006) replaces both the Defence Force Manual (1994) and the Commanders’ Guide (1994).