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

Worlds Apart
Globalization And The Environment

Worlds Apart presents a cohesive set of essays by leading thinkers on the subject of globalization, offering a thoughtful overview of the major environmental issues related to globalization in a clear, reasoned style. Framed by Gus Speth...

192 pages
6 x 9

International Environmental Governance
An International Regime For Protected Areas

Edited by John Scanlon and Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin

With 'good governance' firmly entrenched on the international agenda, this publication analyses the trends affecting protected area governance at the international level, and goes on to explore emerging issues concerning certification,...

75 pages
6.2 x 9.2

Integrating Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use
Lessons Learned From Ecological Networks

Graham Bennett

IUCN’s 5th World Parks Congress (2003) concluded that parks should not exist as unique islands, but need to be planned and managed as an integral part of the broader landscape. Ecological networks provide an operational model for conserving...

55 pages
6.2 x 9.2

Draft International Covenant on Environment and Development
International Covenant On Environment And Development

IUCN Commission on Environmental Law

The Draft Covenant is a blueprint for an international framework (or umbrella) agreement consolidating and developing existing legal principles related to environment and development. Since the publication of the second edition in 2000, there...

193 pages
6.5 x 9.2


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