Research and Development on Genetic Resources Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol
Common Pools of Genetic Resources Equity and Innovation in International Biodiversity Law
International Liability Regime for Biodiversity Damage The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol
International Environmental Law and Distributive Justice The Equitable Distribution of CDM Projects under the Kyoto Protocol
Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks
By Evanson Chege Kamau, Gerd Winter, Peter-Tobias Stoll
February 07, 2017
National implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) provisions has yielded enough challenges for providers and users of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge alike. The Nagoya Protocal brings novel ideas for resolving the challenges plaguing the Access and ...
By Simon Butt, Rosemary Lyster, Tim Stephens
November 07, 2016
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 ...
By Evanson Chege Kamau, Gerd Winter
April 21, 2016
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 ...
By Thoko Kaime
March 03, 2016
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 ...
By Akiho Shibata
March 03, 2016
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 ...
By Tuomas Kuokkanen, Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis
December 07, 2015
Bringing together contributions from diplomats, UN agency officials, lawyers and academics, this book provides insight into the evolution of international environmental law, diplomacy and negotiating techniques. Based on first-hand experiences and extensive research, the chapters offer a ...
By Ed Couzens
January 07, 2016
Whales and elephants are iconic giants of the marine and terrestrial animal world. Both are conspicuous representatives of wildlife conservation. The issues of whaling and the ivory trade are closely linked, both legally and politically, in many ways; some obvious, and some surprising. ...
By Bénédicte Sage-Fuller
October 12, 2015
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 ...
By Tomilola Akanle Eni-Ibukun
July 16, 2015
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 ...
By Joyeeta Gupta, Nicolien van der Grijp, Onno Kuik
June 19, 2014
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)...
By Jona Razzaque
June 19, 2014
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 ...
By Edward J. Goodwin
April 11, 2013
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 ...