The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. The book develops a framework for thinking about ecosystem...

360 pages
6 x 9

New Geographies of the American West
Land Use and the Changing Patterns of Place

Reconciling explosive growth with often majestic landscape defines New Geographies of the American West. Geographer William Travis examines contemporary land use changes and development patterns from the Mississippi to the Pacific,...

304 pages
6 x 9

Judges and the Rule of Law
Creating the links: environment, human rights and poverty

Edited by Thomas Greiber

Judges play a critical role in the development, enforcement and compliance with environmental law. To showcase the role of the judiciary in upholding the rule of law, IUCN organized a “Judiciary Day” at its 2004 World Conservation...

110 pages
6.2 x 9.2

Communicating Nature
How We Create and Understand Environmental Messages

A broader and more comprehensive understanding of how we communicate with each other about the natural world and our relationship to it is essential to solving environmental problems. How do individuals develop beliefs and ideologies about the...

368 pages
6 x 9
7 photos, 6 illustrations

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, 3rd Edition

Understanding Environmental Administration and Law provides an engaging, introductory overview of environmental policy. Author Susan J. Buck explores the process through which policy is made, the political environment in which it is...

304 pages
6 x 9

The Endangered Species Act at Thirty
Vol. 2: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes

A companion volume to The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise, this book examines the key policy tools available for protecting biodiversity in the United States by revisiting some basic questions in...

376 pages
6 x 9

Global Environmental Governance
Foundations of Contemporary Environmental Studies

Today's most pressing environmental problems are planetary in scope, confounding the political will of any one nation. How can we solve them?Global Environmental Governance offers the essential information, theory, and practical insight...

192 pages
6 x 9
5 illustrations

Defending the Environment
Civil Society Strategies to Enforce International Environmental Law

Defending the Environment provides the means for nongovernmental organizations, community groups, and individuals to bring environmental and public health problems to the attention of international courts, tribunals, and commissions, or to...

384 pages
6 x 9

Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Policy Responses
Findings of the Responses Working Group

With the knowledge of possible outcomes, what kind of actions should we take? The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment scored 74 response options for dealing with declines in ecosystem services and biodiversity, and managing drivers such as climate...

654 pages
8.5 x 11

The Endangered Species Act at Thirty
Vol. 1: Renewing the Conservation Promise

The Endangered Species Act at Thirty is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary review of issues surrounding the Endangered Species Act, with a specific focus on the act's actual implementation record over the past thirty years. The result of a...

392 pages
6 x 9


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