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- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 52.00
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 and subsequent developments. A pioneering work on the protection of the Himalayan biodiversity, it uses tools upheld by international environmental law and examines... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 72.00
This book presents a critical analysis of India's environment pollution and protection scenario, following the 'State-Pressure-Response' framework to analyze 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 and regeneration... more...
- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 9.99
This Study explores arguments about the impact of climate change on human rights, examining the international legal frameworks governing human rights and climate change and identifying the relevant synergies and tensions between them. It considers arguments about (i) the human rights impacts of climate change at a macro level and how these impacts... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00
This work focuses on how economics can contribute to the design, implementation and appraisal of legal systems that create the "right" incentives for environmental protection. The 16 original and specially commissioned contributions - written by some of the leading names in their field - span many of the important areas of contemporary interest and... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 156.00
Risk has always been an element of life. Yet modern technology continues to spread environmentally hazardous activity beyond State boundaries. These hazardous yet socially useful activities exist in a grey area between legality and wrongfulness.The Environment, Risk and Liability in International Lawexplains the important role liability plays in risk... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 156.00
This book documents the latest research relating to the legal aspects of satellite remote sensing, which is still largely unregulated, and identifies shortcomings in the current legal regime before proposing improvements needed for its full utilisation. more...