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Towards effective forest conservation

Adrian C. Newton

in Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567448
eISBN:
9780191717895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567448.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter provides a brief overview of some techniques that can contribute to more effective forest conservation. Methods are also presented that can help ensure that management decisions are ... More


Observations on Trends and Issues in Global Conservation

James G. Teer

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/9780195309454.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses seven trends and issues in global conservation: (1) the emergence of ecology as a science, (2) the proliferation and influence of nongovernmental organizations, (3) sustainable ... More


Emerging Standards on Corporate Accountability in IEL

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/9780199558018.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter further investigates the convergence among the international environmental standards for corporate accountability identified or proposed by the international organizations previously ... More


Towards an International Law for the Conservation of Offshore Hydrocarbon Resources within the Continental Shelf?

David M Ong

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The evolution of the modern international law of the sea has been particularly sensitive to, and influenced by, developments in scientific knowledge and technology. An obvious example of this is in ... More


Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Karen C. Seto and Anette Reenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Today, global land use is affected by a variety of factors, including urbanization and the growing interconnectedness of economies and markets. This volume of the Strungmann Forum Reports Series ... More


Water Management Institutions and Policies for India

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the institution and policies for water management in India. It analyses data on sustainable water use index and explores the range of economic instruments and institutional ... More


Assessing the Convergence of International Standards on Corporate Environmental Responsibility

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Environmental Accountability in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198738046
eISBN:
9780191801525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738046.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter carries out a critical analysis of the international standards on corporate environmental responsibility by relying on the normative advances made under the Convention on Biological ... More


Ways Forward to Explore Sustainable Land Use in an Urbanizing World

Anette Reenberg and Karen C. Seto

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The magnitude and rate of change over recent years and simultaneous trends in urbanization, economic integration, and emergence of new land agents require us to rethink sustainable global land use. ... More


Sustainable Harvesting: A Local View

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the issue of sustainable rattan harvesting from a local perspective. Defining and implementing sustainable use of tropical forests and its products have been the subject of ... More


Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era: An Introduction

Karen C. Seto and Anette Reenberg

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Land issues are central to geopolitics, economics, globalization, human well-being, and environmental sustainability. There is concern that not enough land will be available to meet societal and ... More


State Positionings (II): The Pro-Whaling Discourse

Charlotte Epstein

in The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050920
eISBN:
9780262272384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050920.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the recent formation of a pro-whaling discourse developed against the anti-whaling discourse, as an “anti-anti-whaling” discourse, focusing on key signifiers around which the ... More


Port States and Environmental Protection

David Anderson

in International Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298076
eISBN:
9780191685378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298076.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In the summer of 1974, the Committee on the Law of the Sea of the British Branch of the International Law Association (ILA) published a Report entitled ‘The Concept of Port State Jurisdiction’ in ... More


Governing the Tap: Special District Governance and the New Local Politics of Water

Megan Mullin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013130
eISBN:
9780262259088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013130.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

More than ever, Americans rely on independent special districts to provide public services. The special district — which can be as small as a low-budget mosquito abatement district or as vast as the ... More


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