Abstract: Interest approach which concerns with costs and benefits would lead for environmental awareness that plays an important role in environmental sustainability by promoting the precautionary principle. The use of the precautionary principle to the area of environmental sustainability, largely in response to the necessity of every and each individual state to protect their rights and interests in order to safeguard the environment. Therefore, this study will examine the use of the interest approach which concerns with costs and benefits which promote the precautionary principle in relation to the environmental awareness and sustainability from the legal perspectives; identify actions which deal with the protection to the environment as well as a tool for the achievement in sustainable development.
Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria, Abdul Samad Hadi, Muhammad Rizal Razman, Kadir Arifin, Kadaruddin Aiyub and Azahan Awang, 2012. Interest Approach in Environmental Awareness and Sustainability: A Study on the Precautionary Principle. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 7: 132-137.