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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 55.95
As demand for fresh water rises, together with population, water scarcity already features on the national security agenda of many countries. In this book, Dinardevelops a theory to explain solutions to property rights conflicts over shared rivers. Through systematic analysis of available treaty texts, corresponding side-payment and cost-sharing patterns... more...
Inhalts- und Schrankenbestimmungen des Grundeigentums zum Schutz der natürlichen Lebensgrundlagen: Das Verhältnis von Art. 14 Abs. 1 und 2 GG zu Art. 20a GG (Bibliothek des Eigentums) (German Edition)Springer 2008; US$ 99.00
Grundeigentum und Umweltschutz stehen sich bisweilen konfliktreich gegenüber. Nahezu jede Eigentumsbeeinträchtigung kann mit Verweis auf den Schutz der natürlichen Lebensgrundlagen als Staatsziel gerechtfertigt werden. Dadurch droht der verfassungsrechtliche Eigentumsschutz leer zu laufen. Die Untersuchung des Verhältnisses zwischen Art. 14 Abs. 1... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 279.00
Offers an analysis of the Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSA) guidelines and protective measures available in PSSAs. This book focuses on their legal basis and the implications for coastal states' jurisdiction over vessel-source pollution. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 68.00
This 2008 book presents a broad range of global perspectives on biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of sustainable cultures. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 209.00
Presents an overview of global trends in water law and policy and assesses global water governance. This book provides an understanding of how and why after 5,000 years of water governance, that governance has not reached stability. more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 29.99
This title examines how regulatory frameworks have addressed the various basic issues related to water resources management, and provides a comparative analysis of those issues. It elicits and discusses what it considers are the essential elements for a regulatory framework for water resources management, and identifies some emerging trends. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
In the face of growing freshwater scarcity, most countries of the world are taking steps to conserve their water and foster its sustainable use. Water crises range from concerns of drinking water availability and/or quality, the degradation or contamination of freshwater, and the allocation of water to different users. To meet the challenge, many... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 199.00
This volume seeks to provide the reader with a clear understanding to the way that protected areas are created, listed and managed in international law. In doing so, it provides a complete overview of the primary international and regional conventions in this area, and the decisions and resolutions that have come from them. In doing so, it provides... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 193.00
Focusing on the ecosystems associated with deep-sea hydrothermal vents in areas beyond national jurisdiction, this book examines a range of activities in the deep-sea including bioprospecting, marine scientific research, mining and tourism; and considers the effectiveness of international law and governance mechanisms to manage these activities. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 69.95
This book brings together voices in feminist and queer theory to create an interdisciplinary dialogue that will define the terms of the debates between and within these theoretical frameworks for the next decade. Covering interrelated issues such as gender, identity, intimacy, and privacy, the authors engage in a rigorous, sometimes contentious, exploration... more...