Related Rule
Ukraine
Practice Relating to Rule 147. Reprisals against Protected Objects
Section E. Natural environment
Ukraine’s IHL Manual (2004) states: “Reprisals are prohibited against … [the] natural environment”. 
Ukraine, Manual on the Application of IHL Rules, Ministry of Defence, 11 September 2004, § 1.2.18.
At the CDDH, Ukraine stated that it “agreed with those who had mentioned the need to prohibit reprisals and damage to the natural environment”. 
Ukraine, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. XIV, CDDH/III/SR.16, 10 February 1975, p. 140, § 59.