Shared Resources
Issues of Governance

Sharelle Hart

This publication examines the characteristics of successful transboundary resource management. Various cases of different shared resources, from water to fish to air, are described and their strengths and weaknesses analyzed. Successful...

250 pages
6.40 x 9.40

Wildlife in a Changing World
An Analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Edited by Jean-Christophe Vie, Craig Hilton-Taylor, and Simon N. Stuart

Wildlife in a Changing World presents an analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Beginning with an explanation of the IUCN Red List as a key conservation tool, it goes on to discuss the state of the world’s species...

155 pages
8.2 x 11.5

Towards Sustainable Fisheries Law
A Comparative Analysis

Edited by Gerd Winter

With the growing scarcity of fish resources, instruments of fisheries management become crucial. This publication suggests a legal approach to this isssue, and focuses on six case studies: Indonesia, Kenya, Namibia, Brazil, Mexico and the EU. The...

339 pages
8.2 x 11.5

Covering ABS
Addressing the Need for Sectoral, Geographical, Legal, and International Integration

Tomme Young

The most difficult and least addressed ABS implementation issue is that of coverage. On the one hand, the CBD’s ABS provisions appear to give every country full rights over all genetic resources found in the country, even if the exact...

184 pages
8 x 10

Contracting for ABS
The Legal and Scientific Implications of Bioprospecting Contracts

Shakeel Bhatti, Tomme Young, Santiago Carrizosa, and Patrick McGuire

Contracts relating to scientific/technical development are effective only where they are enforceable or valid under relevant law, can be practically implemented by the parties, and address matters arising from the relevant scientific/technical...

307 pages
8 x 11.5

Aquaculture Site Selection and Site Management

Aquaculture is currently facing a significant challenge: how to alleviate the pressure on fish stocks exerted by commercial fishing and yet meet the increasing demand for sea products in a sustainable way. The aim of this guide is to promote the...

303 pages
5.8 x 8.2
Full color, 23 photos, 30 illustrations

Sacred Natural Sites
Guidelines for Protected Area Managers


106 pages
8 x 10

The sacred dimension of protected areas
Proceedings of the Second Workshop of the Delos Initiative, Ouranoupolis 2007

Edited by Josep-Maria Mallarach and Thymio Papayannis

This report is currently available in an electronic format only. To view the report and others published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), please visit IUCN's website.  The...

5.8 x 8.2

Reforming Water Resources Governance

International Union for Conservation of Nature


This toolkit will guide users through approaches to re-forming water governance, including useful mechanisms for incorporating environmental considerations into water laws and policies. It is intended for use by water professionals,...

128 pages
7.5 x 9.75

Tales of Ocean Fragility


This book is a product of the Marine Conservation Sub-Committee, an advisory body on marine species issues within IUCN. The book features twelve stories of different ocean animals that highlight the latest issues in marine conservation. The tales...

136 pages
8 x 10


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