A Global Study of Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment
David Boyd shows that recognition of the right to a healthy environment is not only growing, it is having a profound influence on public policy and environmental protection.
An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse
By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.
Environmental Justice in Canada
This book showcases the work of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal scholars who uphold environmental justice as the path to a more just, equitable, and sustainable Canada.
This path-breaking collection brings together environmental politics and democratic theory to reveal the deficits of citizenship and how democracy must be extended to achieve a socially just, ecologically sustainable society in Canada.
Collaboration, Learning, and Multi-Level Governance
This book provides a comprehensive synthesis of the core concepts, strategies, and tools in adaptive co-management, where adaptive processes, feedback learning, and flexible partnerships that are reshaping environmental governance.
The Global Politics of Agricultural Biotechnology and the Environment
This book traces the emergence of the 2000 Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety – and the discourse of precaution toward GEOs that the protocol institutionalized internationally.
Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories
Hunters at the Margin examines the conflict in the Northwest Territories between Native hunters and conservationists, arguing that game regulations and national parks helped assert state authority over traditional hunting cultures.
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