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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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The Law of Privilege

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Conservation, Biodiversity and International Law

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ISBN13: 9780857935151
Published: December 2011
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £149.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781781001974

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This important and timely book provides a rigorous overview of the defining issues presently facing conservation at international level. The author provides detailed coverage of topics ranging from the classification of species right through to access and benefit sharing, drawing on his personal experience at intergovernmental level. Each question is examined through the prism of dozens of treaties and hundreds of decisions and resolutions of the key multilateral regimes, and the law in each area is supplemented by the necessary considerations of science politics and philosophy - providing much-needed context for the reader. Combining expert scholarship and first-hand insight, Conservation, Biodiversity and International Law will be an invaluable resource for researchers and practitioners in international environmental law, as well as providing an accessible guide for students.

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Environmental Law
1. Introduction
2. Species and Areas
3. Extinct and Endangered
4. Classifications
5. Tangible Benefits
6. Intangible Considerations
7. Habitat
8. Trade
9. Exceptions for Indigenous Peoples' and Science
10. Aliens, Pests and Genetically Modified Species
11. Incidental Capture
12. Development
13. Overlaps and Gaps
14. Compliance
15. Compliance on the High Seas
16. Management
17. Access and Benefit Sharing
18. Locals, Education and Finance
19. Conclusion Index