Books in category Law – Natural Resources

  • Climate Change 2001 Impacts Adaptation and Vulnerability Part 2

    Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability …, Part 2
    James J. McCarthy, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group II.

    Written by the world's leading experts, the volumes of the Third Assessment Report will again prove to be invaluable for researchers, students, and policymakers, and will form the standard scientific reference for policy decisions in …

  • Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance

    Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance
    Thomas Sikor

    This volume develops the rich conceptual and empirical content of public-private relationships, increasingly acknowledged as the dominant realm of natural resource governance.

  • Native Peoples and Water Rights

    Native Peoples and Water Rights
    Kenichi Matsui

    Through a combination of field work and archival research, Kenichi Matsui offers an original and pioneering overview of the evolution of water law and agricultural policies in the Canadian west.

  • Our Common Seas

    Our Common Seas
    Don Hinrichsen

    Hinrichsen, basing his work on United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) research and his own extensive travels, has described the situation in the Mediterranean, the Gulf, the Indian Ocean, the South-East Asian Seas and the Eastern …

  • Privatizing Water

    Privatizing Water
    Karen Bakker

    This book critically examines a range of issues, including the transnational struggle over the human right to water, the "commons" as a water supply management strategy, and the environmental dimensions of water privatization.

  • Global Environmental Governance

    Global Environmental Governance
    James Gustave Speth, Peter Haas

    Written by Gus Speth, one of the architects of the international environmental movement, and accomplished political scientist Peter M. Haas, Global Environmental Governance tells the story of how the community of nations, nongovernmental …

  • Land Management as Public Policy

    Land Management as Public Policy
    Gerhard Larsson

    The target groups for the book are college and university students at different levels within the subject, as well as professionals and practitioners who wish to complement their own specialties with a broader background.

  • Infrastructure

    Brett M. Frischmann

    This book devotes much needed attention to understanding how society benefits from infrastructure resources and how management decisions affect a wide variety of interests.

  • The Impact of Climate Change Mitigation on Indigenous and Forest Communities

    The Impact of Climate Change Mitigation on Indigenous and Forest Communities
    Maureen Frances Tehan, Kirsty Ann Gover

    Legal frameworks to 'reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation' (REDD+) are analysed to focus on protections and benefits for indigenous peoples and forest communities.

  • Descriptive Taxonomy

    Descriptive Taxonomy
    Mark F. Watson, Chris Lyal, Colin Pendry

    "Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, UK. We are living in an age where biodiversity is being lost at an unprecedented rate, with the well-documented problems of habitat destruction being compounded by the largely …

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