Publishing cutting edge research in law relating to the Polar Regions, the Routledge Research in Polar Law Series examines key issues in Polar Governance, Environmental Law, Shipping and Law of the Sea, Natural Resources Law, and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and is intended to contribute to the dissemination of research in Polar Law and Policy.
Non-Governmental Actors in International Climate Change Law The Case of Arctic Indigenous Peoples
Philosophies of Polar Law
By Alexandra L. Carleton
January 09, 2023
Emerging Pathogens at the Poles: Disease and International Trade Law explores the applicability and possible complicating issues of the SPS Protocol to the Polar Regions in light of emerging pathogeneses and unknown host and environmental susceptibility and resilience. It examines the current ...
By Marzia Scopelliti
January 09, 2023
Focusing on how to improve the participation of non-governmental actors in the making of international climate change laws, this book is a conversation on the relevance of a human rights-based approach to international climate change law-making. The book considers a possible reform of the United ...
By Dawid Bunikowski, Alan D. Hemmings
December 19, 2022
Analysing the most important concepts and problems of the philosophy of polar law, this book focuses on the legal regimes relating to both the Arctic and Antarctic. The book addresses the most fundamental concepts and problems of polar law, looking beyond the apparent biophysical similarities and ...
By Nong Hong
December 13, 2021
This book explores the growing interests of China in the Arctic and examines the nature of its interests and motivations in maintaining its involvement and presence in the region. The new geopolitical landscape of the Arctic today is a significant departure from the great power politics that ...
By Rachael Lorna Johnstone, Anne Merrild Hansen
March 04, 2020
This book intends to inform the key participants in extractive projects – namely, the communities, the host governments and the investors – about good practice for effective community engagement, based on analysis of international standards and expectations, lessons from selected case-studies and ...
By Akiho Shibata, Leilei Zou, Nikolas Sellheim, Marzia Scopelliti
April 16, 2019
More than ever before the changing environmental and political landscape in the Arctic requires stability and foreseeability based on resilient common norms. The emerging legal orders in the Arctic cannot be legitimately created or effectively implemented unless all relevant actors are involved. ...