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    International Environmental Justice

    Environmental justice encompasses the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people – regardless of race, class or colour – with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies that could negatively impact their lifestyles.  The focus of this volume is to offer a ...

  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Laws and Regulations

    This handbook includes the history and purpose of the laws and regulations, permitting, recordkeeping, monitoring, training, and enforcement strategies for most EHS laws and regulations. It also includes key terms and definitions and explains common terminology for each law and regulation.Includes print and CD versions.Laws and regulations covered ...

  • Fishing rights on the floodplains of Gwendégué. Winye country, Central Western Burkina Faso.

    Gwendégué is home to a series of communities settled in the south-eastern part of Burkina Faso and includes people of diverse ethnic origin. Each village has its own economic model that defines how local natural resources are to be exploited and how the various types of management and usage rights are distributed. Fishing on the floodplains is a ...

  • Promoting Land Rights in Africa: How do NGOs Make a Difference?

    During the last 20 years, many non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have diversified from service provision into policy advocacy. They are credited with considerable impact on global processes, but is happening and how can we assess success?This report is based on a study of seven NGOs promoting land reform and land rights in Mozambique and ...

  • Use of property rights in fisheries management. Proceedings of the FishRights99 Conference. Freemantle, Western Australia, 11-19 November 1999. Mini-c

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersIn the old days, when offshore stocks were large and fishing fleets were small, there was no call for either private ownership or government regulation. As the growing cities provided increasing markets for both fresh and salted fish, more and larger vessels put to sea for longer periods. By mid-19th century, ...

  • North Carolina Practice Guide—Handling Environmental Matters

    Consider this text your guide to environmental laws affecting North Carolina businesses and governmental entities. Provides an overview of environmental agencies, laws, regulations, and policies. Explains the impact of major environmental programs, including the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Community Right to Know Act, RCRA, and ...

  • Basic Practice Series: EPCRA

    Get the facts quickly on environmental, energy, and resources law issues with the Basic Practice Series, published by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. This series is an essential library that provides essential information in an easy-to-use format. Whether you're a new or seasoned environmental practitioner, you'll find these ...

  • Master Index (Environmental Law Series)

    Use this handy index to quickly locate material in the Environmental Law Series. It unifies and cross-references information and directs you to appropriate cross-references throughout the series. Titles include Clean Air Act Handbook; Defending Pesticides in Litigation; Environmental Regulation of Land Use; Environmental Science Deskbook; ...

  • International Environmental Management Benchmarks

    Facing the challenges of globalization and ecology, the standards for economic, social and environmental performance of companies are becoming more demanding. This book shows what sustainable development means for the business community and presents best practice approaches in environmental management from Japan, the USA, Brazil and seven European ...

  • Covering ABS: Addressing the need for sectoral, geographica, legal and international integration in the ABS regime

    IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 67/5The 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 subspecies or variety is also found in other countries. On the ...

  • Tenure in REDD: Start-point or afterthought?

    As new mechanisms for ‘reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation’ (REDD) are being negotiated in international climate change talks, resource tenure must be given greater attention. Tenure over land and trees – the systems of rights, rules, institutions and processes regulating their access and use – will affect the extent to ...

  • Land Registration in Maputo and Matola Cities, Mozambique

    Land Registration in Maputo and Matola Cities, Mozambique assesses the process of land registration in peri-urban areas and its outcomes for poor and marginalised groups. The research shows that there is little awareness of land registration processes on the part of low-income groups. The ‘individual’ registration process for is slow and ...

  • Handbook of Globalization and the Environment

    Proponents of globalization argue that it protects the global environment from degradation and promotes worldwide sustainable economic growth while opponents argue the exact opposite. Examining the local, national, and international impacts of globalization, the Handbook of Globalization and the Environment explores strategies and solutions that ...

  • Best Practice Guide on the Control of Lead in Drinking Water

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  The Best Practice Guide on the Control of Lead in Drinking Water brings together, for the first time, all of the regulatory, health, monitoring, risk assessment, operational and technological issues relevant to the control of lead in ...

  • High Tech Trash

    The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture and disposal, digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within every electronic device lie ...

  • State and Local Government Environmental Liability (Liability Prevention Series)

    This resource examines the responsibility that state and local governments have for enforcing and complying with federal environmental laws. It includes information on environmental statutes governing the operations and activities of state and local governments, along with a number of environmental ...

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