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  1. Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity

    Science, Ethics, Economics and Law

    Edited by Laura Westra, Klaus Bosselmann, Richard Westra

    'The ecological challenge demands a paradigm shift in our thinking about the human-environment relation. Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity provides a ?state of the art? account of work on ecological integrity - and offers a compelling vision for the future.? Derek Bell, Senior...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

    Edited by Laura Westra, Mirian Vilela

    The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses of ecological integrity as it relates to the Earth Charter, social movements and...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse

    Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Prue Taylor, Agnès Michelot

    From the first appearance of the term in law in the Clean Water Act of 1972 (US), ecological integrity has been debated by a wide range of researchers, including biologists, ecologists, philosophers, legal scholars, doctors and epidemiologists, whose joint interest was the study and...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Justice and the Rights of Ecological Refugees

    By Laura Westra

    Climate change and other environmental problems are increasingly leading to the displacement of populations from their homelands, whether through drought, flooding, famine or other causes. Worse, there is currently no protection in international law for people made refugees by such means....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Justice and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    International and Domestic Legal Perspectives

    By Laura Westra

    More than 300 million people in over 70 countries make up the world?s indigenous populations. Yet despite ever-growing pressures on their lands, environment and way of life through outside factors such as climate change and globalization, their rights in these and other respects are still not fully...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Human Health and Ecological Integrity

    Ethics, Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Colin L. Soskolne, Donald W. Spady

    The connection between environment and health has been well studied and documented, particularly by the World Health Organization. It is now being included in some legal instruments, although for the most part caselaw does not explicitly make that connection. Neither the right to life nor the...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations

    Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health

    By Laura Westra

    The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a humankind that spans current and future generations. This book, with a foreword by Roger Brownsword, is the first systematic examination of how the rights of the unborn and future generations are handled...

    Published February 21st 2008 by Routledge

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