Better Environmental Policy Studies
How To Design And Conduct More Effective Analyses

Environmental policy studies commissioned by government agencies or other stakeholders can play a vital role in environmental decisionmaking; they provide much-needed insight into policy options and specific recommendations for action. But the...

256 pages
6 x 9

Urban Development
The Logic Of Making Plans

Lewis D. Hopkins

With increased awareness of the role of plans in shaping urban and suburban landscapes has come increased criticism of planners and the planning profession. Developers, politicians, and citizens alike blame "poor planning" for a host of community...

312 pages
6 x 9

This Sovereign Land
A New Vision For Governing The West

In the eight states of the interior West (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming), 260 million acres -- more than 48 percent of the land base -- are owned by the federal government and managed by its...

224 pages
6 x 9

Protecting the Commons
A Framework For Resource Management In The Americas

Commons—lands, waters, and resources that are not legally owned and controlled by a single private entity, such as ocean and coastal areas, the atmosphere, public lands, freshwater aquifers, and migratory species—are an...

328 pages
6 x 9

A Guide to Designing Legal and Institutional Frameworks on Alien Invasive Species
Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 40

Clare Shine and Nattley Williams

This guide seeks to help by providing national law and policy makers with practical information and guidance for developing of strengthening legal and institutional frameworks on alien invasive species, consistent with Article 8(h) of the CBD, as...

153 pages
8 x 11.2

Property and Values
Alternatives To Public And Private Ownership

Edited by Charles Geisler and Gail Daneker

Property and Values offers a fresh look at property rights issues, bringing together scholars, attorneys, government officials, community development practitioners, and environmental advocates to consider new and more socially equitable...

336 pages
6 x 9

Net Gains
Fisheries Management, International Trade, and Sustainable Development

Carolyn Deere

An overview of the relationship between trade liberalization under the WTO and the requirements of sustainable fisheries management, this is a helpful reference for use in trade and environmental issues.  Using fisheries as an issue requiring...

94 pages
6 x 9

Earth Rising
American Environmentalism In The 21St Century

"The mission of environmentalism is to mobilize society at all levels to confront the danger and disorder into which human activity has propelled us and guide us to a safer, saner way of living on the planet.... Environmentalism has never been...

258 pages
6 x 9

The Future of U.S. Ocean Policy
Choices For The New Century

The United States is about to embark on the most thorough reconsideration of its ocean policy in more than three decades. With 1998 designated as the International Year of the Ocean by the United Nations, and with both the executive branch and...

400 pages
6 x 9

Landscape Conservation Law
Present Trends and Perspectives in International and Comparative Law

IUCN Commission on Environmental Law, IUCN Environmental Law Centre, and IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas

The attention given to landscape in environmental law is new and the subject raises a series of interesting problems, which were highlighted at a Colloquium. Its central theme was the draft European Landscape Convention prepared by the Council of...

109 pages
6.8 x 9.5


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