Markets, Regulations, and Sustainable Development
Offers an innovative and far-reaching contribution to the debate over sustainability at a time when many individuals are questioning the future of the environment in British Columbia.
Sharing Conservation Burdens and Benefits
Beginning late in the nineteenth century and culminating in the 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty, Canada and the United States carried out long and contentious negotiations to provide a framework for cooperation for conserving and sharing the vitally important Pacific salmon resource. This book traces provides an insider’s perspective on the tumultuous negotiations.
Certification, Governance, and the Forest Stewardship Council
This important work undertakes a detailed comparative analysis of Forest Stewradship Council environmental standards, and their implications for global governance and regulatory theory.
International Approaches to Forest Co-Regulation
This book provides a clear theoretical lens and practical guidance on the prospects and limits of leveraging private corporate social responsibility standards, such as forest certification, alongside government regulatory efforts to achieve more effective and adaptive sustainability solutions.
The Commons and the Collective
Laura Westra argues that international and environmental law must place the rights of the collective before those of the individual if we are to protect our common heritage -- the environment, its air, water, and biodiversity -- and ensure humanity’s survival.
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