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Protected Areas: Science, Policy, and Management to Meet the Challenges of Global Change in the Twenty-First Century

Kenton R. Miller and Charles Victor Barber

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that while about 12% of the world's land surface area (about 17 million km2) has been officially “protected”, the challenge of the 21st century is to make these protected areas ... More


How Much Is Your Genome Worth?

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When a species is threatened with extinction, the loss of value in fact concerns an entire ecosystem that is impoverished or may be threatened with collapse. For the economist, the real difficulty ... More


Environmental Law of Costa Rica: Development and Enforcement

Roxana Salazar

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents the legal frame for environmental and biodiversity protection in Costa Rica. It discusses some of the most important environmental laws produced by Costa Rica's Legislative ... More


Greener Together? Multi-Level Integration and Environmental Protection in the Enlarged EU

Liliana B. Andonova and Ioana A. Tuta

in Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703143
eISBN:
9780191772450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703143.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

As a consequence of EU enlargement, Central and Eastern European countries have become part of a regional integration regime characterized by a substantial supranational regulatory structure and ... More


Experimental Biology in Conservation Science

Malcolm S. Gordon and Soraya M. Bartol

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book focuses on experimental biology and its application to biodiversity protection. It illustrates the effectiveness and the utility of organism-centered experimentation to important aspects of ... More


Square Pegs and Round Holes?: Environmental Rights and the Private Sector

Natasha Affolder

in Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198736141
eISBN:
9780191800320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736141.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

New possibilities for conceiving and articulating the environmental dimensions of human rights require new ways of understanding the intersection between the private sector and environmental norms. ... More


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