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

The Last Refuge
Patriotism, Politics, and the Environment in an Age of Terror

"Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels" -SAMUEL JOHNSON, 1775

Updated and revised following the 2004 elections, The Last Refuge describes the current state of American politics against the backdrop of mounting ecological and social...

192 pages
5.5 x 8.25

A Guide to Designing Legal Frameworks to Determine Access to Genetic Resources
Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 34

Lyle Glowka

This book highlights some of the principles which should be considered by planners, legislative drafters, and policy-makers as they work to develop legal frameworks on access to genetic resources in their countries. Contextual information on the...

108 pages
8.5 x 12

Environmental Law in Developing Countries: Volume II
Selected Issues

Marianela Bonilla and Edgar Fernandez

This book contains a selection of papers on various legal issues of interest to developing countries which have been prepared by Fellows from InWent who came to Germany between 2002 and 2004 from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to research and...

149 pages
6.5 x 9.5

The National Wildlife Refuges
Coordinating A Conservation System Through Law

The National Wildlife Refuges provides a comprehensive examination of the laws and policies governing management of the national wildlife refuges, offering for the first time a practical description and analysis of the management regime...

296 pages
6 x 9

The Land We Share
Private Property And The Common Good

Is private ownership an inviolate right that individuals can wield as they see fit? Or is it better understood in more collective terms, as an institution that communities reshape over time to promote evolving goals? What should it mean to be a...

352 pages
6 x 9

Climate Affairs
A Primer

Climate Affairs sets forth in a concise primer the base of knowledge needed to begin to address questions surrounding the unknown impacts of climate change. In so doing, it outlines a new approach to understanding the interactions among...

184 pages
5 x 8

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