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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 191.23
This volume presents an overview of global trends in water law and policy and assesses current global water governance. It identifies the key research questions for water law and policy while providing an overview of the current global water governance regime. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Tropical coral reefs are important ecosystems. They are economically important to coastal communities living in predominantly developing countries, and also provide shoreline protection, catalyse land formation enabling human habitation, act as a carbon sink and are a repository for genetic and species diversity rivalling rainforests. In the face... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 33.95
Water management plays an increasingly critical role in national and international policy agendas. Growing scarcity, overuse, and pollution, combined with burgeoning demand, have made socio-political and economic conflicts almost unavoidable. Proposals to address water shortages are usually based on two key assumptions: (1) water is a commodity that... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 41.99
Fresh water is an environmental, economic, social, and cultural commodity. This book provides a thorough assessment of its protection, management, and uses in international law. It explores the international, regional, and national regulatory frameworks that make up the international legal regime regulating fresh water. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 116.86
The causes and effects of climate change are just as varied as the proposed solutions and approaches for dealing with the problem. Given the global character of climate change, comprehensive global cooperation is called for that leads to effective and appropriate international action in accordance with the respective responsibilities. These will inevitably... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to implement the Protocol, regarding access and benefit-sharing... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Water and the Law examines the critical relationship between law and the management of water resources in the context of ensuring environmental sustainability. It highlights the central importance of integrated water resources management and cooperation in achieving sustainability. The book considers two broad themes: how law can contribute to the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 191.23
This book offers a detailed analysis of the Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) guidelines and their available protective measures. It places emphasis on their legal basis and the implications for coastal states' jurisdiction over vessel-source pollution. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 38.39
Grundeigentum und Umweltschutz stehen sich bisweilen konfliktreich gegenüber. In Anbetracht unzähliger Inhalts- und Schrankenbestimmungen des Grundeigentums zum Schutz der natürlichen Lebensgrundlagen ist fraglich, ob der verfassungsrechtliche Eigentumsschutz leer läuft, weil aus Gründen des Umweltschutzes nahezu jede Eigentumsbeeinträchtigung gerechtfertigt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95
How do we promote global economic development, while simultaneously preserving local biological and cultural diversity? This authoritative volume, written by leading legal experts and biological and social scientists from around the world, aims to address this question in all of its complexity. The first part of the book focuses on biodiversity and... more...