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  • Meeresnaturschutz, Erhaltung der Biodiversität und andere Herausforderungen im "Kaskadensystem" des Rechtsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    Die Herausgeber und Autoren der Festgabe ehren einen Juristen, Wissenschaftler und Hochschullehrer, der maßgeblich zur Ökologisierung und Internationalisierung der Umweltrechtswissenschaft beigetragen hat. Im Mittelpunkt stehen die rechtlichen Anforderungen an den Schutz der biologischen Vielfalt, die Nutzung des Meeres als natürliche Nahrungsquelle... more...

  • International Courts and the Development of International Lawby

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 279.00

    This book contains a collection of essays by leading experts linked to the outstanding characteristics of the scholar in honour of whom it is published, Tullio Treves, who combines his academic background with his practical experiences of a negotiator of international treaties and a judge of an international tribunal. It covers international public... more...

  • Poverty Mosaics: Realities and Prospects in Small-Scale Fisheriesby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    This book?s global perspective on small-scale fisheries presents fifteen in-depth case studies from around the world. Given the often extremely unsafe working conditions in the sector, the book argues for an integrated approach and better regulation. more...

  • International Disaster Response Lawby

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2012; US$ 229.00

    With a Foreword by Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Over the last decades natural and man-made disasters have been increasing in terms of frequency, size, number of people affected and material damage caused. There is growing awareness of the importance of adequate... more...

  • Green Budget Reform in Europeby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    Budgets have a big influence on the economy and society. With many countries, about 50 percent of total expenditures and income pass through the budget via taxes, charges and expenditures. In recent years many countries, e. g. in the OECD and the EU, have tended to use this influence in an environmentally rational way. Tradi­ tional environmental policy... more...

  • Resource Curse or Cure ?by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    Globalisation and rapid social and environmental change in recent decades have brought into sharper focus not only the benefits but also the costs of economic development. The once assumed link between economic development and societal well-being is being increasingly questioned in the face of growing social and environmental problems and unfulfilled... more...

  • China Green Development Index Report 2012by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 229.00

    The report was launched during China?s Twelfth Five-year Period (2011-2015). After revising the measurement system of the Green Development Index 2011, the report measures the green development level of 30 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions as well as 38 large and medium-sized cities in China. A Public Satisfaction Survey of the Urban... more...

  • The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the North Seaby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 169.00

    Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are harmful to human health and to the environment. Their fate in the marine environment is not yet fully understood. An ocean model (FANTOM) has been developed to investigate the fate of selected POPs in the North Sea. The main focus of the model is on quantifying the distribution of POPs and their aquatic pathways.... more...

  • Schutz wildlebender Tiere und Pflanzen in staatlichen Planungs- und Zulassungsverfahrenby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 109.00

    Das Buch behandelt rechtliche und naturschutzfachliche Fragen des Artenschutzes, denen sich die Praxis in Verfahren der Fachplanung, der kommunalen Bauleitplanung sowie bei der Zulassung von Eingriffsvorhaben zunehmend konfrontiert sieht. Vor dem Hintergrund einer Darstellung des einschlägigen internationalen und europäischen Naturschutzrechts werden... more...

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 269.00

    Water?s role in the nature is very fundamental. As it circulates in the atmosphere, in the rivers, lakes, soil, rock, and in the oceans, it is the major conveyer of va- ous chemical substances and of energy, and it can also be called as the blood of the ecosystems of this planet. But at the same time water is interwoven in the va- ous functions of... more...