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

Legal aspects in the implementation of CDM forestry projects

Maria Socorro Z. Manguiat, Roda Verheyen, Jens Mackensen, and Gerald Scholz

Among the various innovative instruments linked to the Kyoto Protocol is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which offers developed countries a chance to offset some of their greenhouse gas emissions by funding development projects in areas...

70 pages
6 x 9

Drafting Legislation for Sustainable Soils
A Guide

Ian Hannam and Ben Boer; Foreword by John Scanlon

This is a unique publication relating to legal frameworks of natural resources management. Following the “Legal and Institutional Frameworks for Sustainable Soils” (EPLP 45), this publication contributes to the revision of existing,...

100 pages
6.5 x 9.2

The Western Confluence
A Guide To Governing Natural Resources

For 150 years, the American West has been shaped by persistent conflicts over natural resources. This has given rise to a succession of strategies for resolving disputes-prior appropriation, scientific management, public participation, citizen...

256 pages
6 x 9

Mediated Modeling
A System Dynamics Approach To Environmental Consensus Building

Marjan van den Belt; Foreword by Thomas Dietz

Mediated modeling is an innovative new approach that enhances the use of computer models as invaluable tools to guide policy and management decisions. Rather than having outside experts dispensing answers to local stakeholders, mediated...

296 pages
7 x 10


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