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Environmental policy, general

  • Animal Law and Welfare - International Perspectivesby Deborah Cao; Steven White

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    Thisbook focuseson animal laws and animal welfare in major jurisdictions in the world,including the more developed legal regimes for animal protection of the US, UK,Australia, the EU and Israel, and the regulatory regimes still developing inChina, South Africa, and Brazil. It offers in-depth analyses and discussions oftopical and important issues in... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Environmental Lawby Yumiko Nakanishi

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a variety of articles on contemporary issues in environmental law by eminent university professors of environmental law, international public law, European Union law, and comparative law in Europe and Japan. It is the first book in the field of environmental law based on the results of international conferences and research activities... more...

  • The South China Sea and Asian Regionalismby Thanh-Dam Truong; Karim Knio

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book offers an innovative approach to the analysis of the current crisis in the South China Sea. Moving beyond the spirit of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the mechanisms of which are limited to physical geography, it demonstrates how epistemological insights from the field of critical realist philosophy can reveal the importance... more...

  • Competition and Investment in Air Transportby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses emerging legal and economic issues in competition and investment in air transport, against the backdrop of the role governments and airlines should play in avoiding protectionism and encouraging innovation and creativity. It evaluates current trends in air transport and the direction the industry is taking in the twenty first century.... more...

  • The Use of CITES for Commercially-exploited Fish Speciesby Solène Guggisberg

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 149.00

    This book examines the legality, adequacy and efficacy of using the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) for commercially-exploited fish species and assesses whether the existing institutional cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and regional fisheries management organizations... more...

  • Sustainable Ho Chi Minh City: Climate Policies for Emerging Mega Citiesby Antje Katzschner; Michael Waibel; Dirk Schwede; Lutz Katzschner; Michael Schmidt; Harry Storch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    As climate change and urban development are closely interlinked and often interact negatively, this edited volume takes Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam?s first mega-urban region as a case study to analyse its vulnerability to climate change and to suggest measures towards a more sustainable urban development. The book offers an overview on land use... more...

  • The Ecology of Lawby Fritjof Capra; Ugo Mattei

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    WINNER OF THE 2015 IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD IN POLITICS/CURRENT EVENTS The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei,... more...

  • Environment and Politicsby Timothy Doyle; Doug McEachern; Sherilyn MacGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 56.95

    Environment and Politics 4th Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding interdisciplinary field, explaining and illustrating how concepts, conflicts, movements, political systems and the practices of policy-making can be analysed in a systematic way. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the key themes that shape the field,... more...

  • Impacts of Land-use Change on Ecosystem Servicesby Jinyan Zhan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book aims to systematically elaborate how land-use change directly or indirectly exerts impacts on the ability of ecosystems to provide services for human society. The relationship between land use, ecosystem services and human well-being is a hot topic, and there have been some important achievements in this field, but its continuing growth... more...

  • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sectorby Gabriël A. Moens; Philip Evans

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book provides a comprehensive Australian perspective on the resolution of resources disputes. In particular, it focuses on the use of arbitration, mediation and adjudication in the resources sector. It concentrates on arbitration as the preferred method of dispute resolution, including international commercial and investor-state arbitration.... more...