Germany, Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 45. Causing Serious Damage to the Natural Environment
Section A. Widespread, long-term and severe damage
At the CDDH, the Federal Republic of Germany declared that it joined in the consensus on Article 33 of the draft Additional Protocol I (now Article 35) “with the understanding that … paragraph 3 of this article is an important new contribution to the protection of the natural environment in times of international armed conflict”.