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Biodiversity: The Third But Ignored Paradigm of the Trade Regime

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter studies the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which is responsible for creating an international framework that allows for the beneficial conservation and exploitation of ... More


Pattern and Process: Natural History Museum Exhibits on Evolution

Judy Diamond and Patrick Kociolek

in Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730421
eISBN:
9780199949557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730421.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Of any public institution, natural history museums have the most extensive intellectual and physical resources for teaching the public about evolution. This chapter traces how evolution exhibits in ... More


The International Law of Public Participation: Protected Areas, Endangered Species, and Biological Diversity

Catherine Redgwell

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the public-participation movement in various protective sectors of environmental law. The movements to protect endangered species, biodiversity, and fragile ecological areas ... More


Environmental Damage and Genetically Modified Organisms

Ruth Mackenzie

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the risks posed by genetically modified crops. It argues that many of the risks which are likely to materialize fall comfortably within traditional heads of damage such as ... More


Sustainable International Biodiversity Law

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

For the purposes of this chapter, the term biodiversity echoes the definition in the Convention on Biological Diversity and includes the variability among all life forms at the genetic, species, and ... More


Biodiversity, Intrinsic Value, and the Definition and Valuation of Environmental Harm

Michael Bowman

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the conceptual framework developed by moral philosophers and environmental ethicists on the question of environmental values, and the extent, if any, to which such analysis has ... More


Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Biological diversity, the variety of living things on Earth, is traditionally viewed as a diversity of taxa, species in particular. But other facets of diversity should be considered to address ... More


IP Rights in International Environmental Law

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focusses on the two core aspects of the relationship between intellectual property (IP) rights and international environmental law. This interface is embodied in two related, but ... More


Integrating International Standards in UN–Business Partnerships

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses whether the growing practice of establishing partnerships between the United Nations and the private sector could be based on the emerging standards for corporate environmental ... More


Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution

Karl S. Rosengren, Sarah K. Brem, E. Margaret Evans, and Gale M. Sinatra (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730421
eISBN:
9780199949557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730421.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book presents new ideas for why the acceptance and understanding of evolution and related concepts is so difficult for both children and adults. Drawing from diverse fields, the contributors ... More


Cultural Heritage and the Environment

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 4 addresses the intimate and frequently mutual relationship that exists between the cultural and natural heritage. In order to understand this relationship better, the shared norms and ... More


Intellectual Property Rights for New Plant Varieties

Bradly J. Condon and Tapen Sinha

in The Role of Climate Change in Global Economic Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654550
eISBN:
9780191747953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654550.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the intellectual property rights for new plant varieties. It discusses Article 27 of the WTO Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS); the ... More


International Framework

Lucas Lixinski

in Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679508
eISBN:
9780191758546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679508.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

The chapter discusses international institutional responses to safeguarding intangible heritage. At the international level, the foremost initiative is the specific UNESCO Convention for the ... More


Biotechnology, Trade, and Environment

Sreenivasulu N.S.

in Law Relating to Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467488
eISBN:
9780199087358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467488.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The issues concerning trade in biotechnology and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been highlighted in the context of environment and biodiversity. The various legal frameworks within the ... More


Ecological Speciation

Patrik Nosil

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199587100
eISBN:
9780191810107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587100.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The origin of biological diversity, via the formation of new species, can be inextricably linked to adaptation to the ecological environment. Specifically, ecological processes are central to the ... More


The Urban Landscape as a Social-Ecological System for Governance of Ecosystem Services

Christine Alfsen, Ashley Duval, and Thomas Elmqvist

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Today, cities are facing enormous challenges, e.g. climate change and transformation to a future beyond fossil fuels. Urban ecosystems generate ecosystem services, many of which are crucial for the ... More


Framing a New Moral Economy

Rajshree Chandra

in The Cunning of Rights: Law, Life, Biocultures

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459766
eISBN:
9780199086542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459766.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 3 takes the making of the law a step further and asks: From where does law derive its authority or the legitimacy to speak? What legitimizes the formalization of law in the terms described in ... More


Against Naturalization: Arvind Krishna Mehrotra and the ‘interplay of languages’

Peter D. McDonald

in Artefacts of Writing: Ideas of the State and Communities of Letters from Matthew Arnold to Xu Bing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198725152
eISBN:
9780191792595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725152.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Seen in the context of the analogy UNESCO draws between cultural and biological diversity, this chapter reflects on the leading contemporary Indian poet Arvind Krishna Mehrotra’s choice of English as ... More


EU Environmental Law and Policy

David Langlet and Said Mahmoudi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198753926
eISBN:
9780191831904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753926.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book explains the structure and logic of EU environmental law and enables readers to quickly gain a thorough understanding of the different areas of EU secondary law pertaining to the protection ... More


Institutional Framework for Landscape Protection

Amy Strecker

in Landscape Protection in International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826248
eISBN:
9780191865183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826248.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 4 traces the origins of international landscape law, particularly in the soft law instruments adopted under the auspices of UNESCO and the Council of Europe. This first phase of international ... More


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