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Lessons from Indonesia
Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual...
Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge
A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks
This book looks at environmental governance in both Asia and Europe and offers a comparative analysis of the two regions in order to provide a better understanding of the concept of ‘environmental governance’ and its status in Europe and Asia. The book assesses the legislative, institutional and...
Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge
Lessons for Institutional Design
A search for new methods for dealing with climate change led to the identification of forest maintenance as a potential policy option that could cost-effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with the development of measures for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)...
Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge
The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol
The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, adopted on 15 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, provides an international liability regime for biodiversity damage caused by living modified organisms (LMOs). Its adoption marks a...
Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Cultural Legitimacy in Adaptation and Mitigation
Climate change poses fundamental and varied challenges to all communities across the globe. The adaptation and mitigation strategies proposed by governments and non-governmental organisations are likely to require radical and fundamental shifts in socio-political structures, technological and...
Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge
The Equitable Distribution of CDM Projects under the Kyoto Protocol
The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is widely regarded as one of the Kyoto Protocol’s best creations and as an essential part of the international climate change regime. The CDM has been constantly evolving to ensure that it fulfils its objectives of mitigating climate change and contributing to...
Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge
With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels
The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets...
Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge
Equity and Innovation in International Biodiversity Law
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) strives for the sustainable and equitable utilization of genetic resources, with the ultimate goal of conserving biodiversity. The CBD and the Nagoya Protocol which has since been elaborated suggest a bilateral model for access to genetic resources and...
Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge
Tropical coral reefs are important ecosystems. They are economically important to coastal communities living in predominantly developing countries, and also provide shoreline protection, catalyse land formation enabling human habitation, act as a carbon sink and are a repository for genetic and...
Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge
Human Rights Approaches to Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities
To Be Published June 1st 2015
Research and Development on Genetic Resources: Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol
To Be Published June 23rd 2015
Sustainable Development Principles in the Decisions of International Courts and Tribunals: 1992-2012
To Be Published June 30th 2015
Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters: The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective
To Be Published July 10th 2015
Climate Change and Human Rights: An International and Comparative Law Perspective
To Be Published August 5th 2015
Ecological Restoration in International Environmental Law
To Be Published August 7th 2015