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  • The Future of Ocean Regime-Buildingby Aldo Chircop; Theodore McDorman; Susan Rolston

    BRILL 2009; US$ 255.00

    One of the most creative innovations of the international diplomatic community in the 20th century was its invention of the international regime,? wrote Douglas M. Johnston in his last major work published posthumously (The Historical Foundations of World Order: The Tower and the Arena, Nijhoff, 2008). While regimes often provide order and certainty... more...

  • Protecting the Oceans Beyond National Jurisdictionby Robin Warner

    BRILL 2009; US$ 160.00

    This volume examines the threats to the marine environment beyond national jurisdiction from existing and emerging human uses and the adequacy of current international law provisions to protect this major part of the global environment. more...

  • Moving Water and the Lawby Marleen van Rijswick

    Europa Law Publishing 2008; US$ 48.00

    This inaugural address (June 5th, 2008) discusses water law from the perspective of the protection of water rights, granted in European and Dutch water Law, with a focus on a fair distribution of water rights. It looks for a connection between classical protection and regulation of water and new governance approaches. Special attention is paid to the... more...

  • ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance, 1by Kheng-Lian Koh

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 130.00

    ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance: Selected Documents, in two volumes, contains a judicious compilation of relevant ASEAN environmental instruments. These documents deal with ASEAN's progressive development of environmental law, policy and governance. Volume I consists of two parts. Part I — “Setting the Stage for ASEAN Environmental... more...

  • The Exploitation of Natural Resources of the Moon and Other Celestial Bodiesby Fabio Tronchetti

    BRILL 2009; US$ 207.00

    The purpose of this book is to propose a legal regime to govern the exploitation of natural resources of the moon and other celestial bodies. Considering, on the one side, the interest shown by states and private operators to extract and use extraterrestrial natural resources and, on the other, the absence of specific rules dealing with such an option,... more...

  • Protection of Himalayan Biodiversityby Ananda Mohan Bhattarai

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 39.95

    Beginning with the ecological, economic, social and legal facets of biodiversity issues and challenges facing the Himalayan region, the book discusses the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and subsequent developments. A pioneering work on the protection of Himalayan biodiversity, it uses tools upheld by international environmental law and examines... more...

  • Global Governance of the Environmentby Afshin Akhtarkhavari

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This timely book examines the role of environmental principles in changing international environmental law and politics, and argues for the importance of integrating environmental principles in the global governance of the environment. Afshin Akhtarkhavari includes both theoretical and jurisprudential analyses of the concept of environmental principles,... more...

  • Justice in International Lawby Stephen M. Schwebel

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    Articles and commentaries examining the performance and capacity of the International Court of Justice, aspects of international arbitration, and the unlawful use of force amongst other salient issues. more...

  • Natural Resources Conservation Lawby Sairam Bhat

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 84.95

    This book presents a critical analysis of India`s environment pollution and protection scenario, following the ‘State-Pressure-Response’ framework to analysing the parameters of conservation. It advocates that the role of environmental law should not be restricted to mere prevention and control of pollution but should encompass conservation... more...

  • Climate Change Liabilityby Michael Faure; Marjan Peeters

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This book sheds new light on the growing issue of using liability as a tool for both preventing and compensating for the damage caused by climate change. Michael Faure and Marjan Peeters have brought together a selection of expert contributors who explore a variety of both national and European perspectives on the topic. Climate change liability is... more...