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  • The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governanceby H. van Asselt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘How do the different international institutions addressing climate change interact? What are the actual and potential synergies and conflicts? What are the most effective strategies to manage institutional interplay? Harro van Asselt’s expertise in both international law and international relations, as well as his intimate knowledge of the... more...

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crimeby Gregory Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for profit and money laundering occurs in mature markets... more...

  • Protecting the Oceans Beyond National Jurisdictionby Robin Warner

    BRILL 2009; US$ 160.00

    Knowledge of the marine environment beyond national jurisdiction and its unique biodiversity is developing. This title examines the threats to the marine environment beyond national jurisdiction from existing and emerging human uses and the adequacy of the international law provisions to protect this major part of the global environment. more...

  • The Exploitation of Natural Resources of the Moon and Other Celestial Bodiesby F 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...

  • The Future of Ocean Regime-Buildingby Aldo Chircop; Ted L. McDorman; Susan Rolston

    BRILL 2009; US$ 255.00

    While regimes often provide order and certainty and a consequent reduction in disputes and misunderstandings, regimes are driven by specific concerns. With disciplinary backgrounds and perspectives, this title follows a tradition of scholarly inquiry into the governance, creation, operation, viability and maintenance of international regimes. more...

  • The Environment, Risk and Liability in International Lawby Julio Barboza

    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...

  • Legal Aspects of Satellite Remote Sensingby Atsuyo Ito

    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...

  • Voluntary Standard Systemsby Carsten Schmitz-Hoffmann; Michael Schmidt; Berthold Hansmann; Dmitry Palekhov; David M. Smyth

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    Emerging to the forefront of sustainable production and consumption are a promising and rapidly evolving concept known as Voluntary Standard Systems (VSS). They encompass the three pillars of sustainability - social, environmental and economic aspects and consequently they can be considered as a tool, which makes sustainable development visible. Currently,... more...

  • Bundesberggesetzby Gunther Kühne; Hans-Ulrich von Mäßenhausen; Gerhard Boldt; Herbert Weller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    The reference work on federal mining law contains a comprehensive presentation of the entire law of mining currently applicable in Germany. It combines thorough research with clearly presented statements and provides an excellent overview of all issues related to mining law. This work is of equal relevance to the legal practice, case law and scientific... more...

  • Choosing a Futureby A. Grear; C. Gearty

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The issue is no longer whether climate change is happening; it is rather what we should now be doing about it. Drawing together key thinkers and policy experts, this unique volume - also a Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment - engages with the human dimensions of climate change, offering a timely intervention into contemporary... more...