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Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment

by Peter D. Burdon

The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter...


Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

by Roger D. Smith

Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that...


Water Management in the Yellow River Basin of China

by Charles Greer

Throughout history the Yellow River, or Huang Ho, has repeatedly broken through its levees to rampage over the densely populated North China Plain. In spite of its importance as the major river of China, little...


The EU, the US and Global Climate Governance

by Christine Bakker & Francesco Francioni

This volume presents a critical analysis of transatlantic relations in the field of environmental governance and climate change. Drawing on research involving experts from leading universities and institutes,...


Trade, Food Security, and Human Rights: The Rules for International Trade in Agricultural Products and the Evolving World Food Crisis

by Ying Chen

The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural...


Environmental Crime and its Victims: Perspectives within Green Criminology

by Toine Spapens, Rob White & Marieke Kluin

This book provides a diverse and provocative array of arguments, critiques and recommendations from leading researchers and scholars in the field of green criminology. The issues addressed are three-fold: the...


Getting Energy Prices Right:From Principle to Practice

by Ian W. H. Parry & Dirk Heine

Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries’ fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air...


Water Policy in Minnesota: Issues, Incentives, and Action

by K. William Easter & Jim Perry

Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of...


Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime: Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre

by Gregory Rose

Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation...


The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

by Laura Westra & Mirian Vilela

The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses...


Key concepts in Water Resource Management: A Review and Critical Evaluation

by Jonathan Lautze

The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and...


Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe

by Michael A. Toman

Protecting environmental quality while pursuing economic development poses a particularly difficult challenge to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, where political and economic systems are changing...


Sharks

by Erika J. Techera & Natalie Klein

The key aim of this book is to explore the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role...


Constitutions and the Commons: The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management

by Blake Hudson

Constitutions and the Commons looks at a critical but little examined issue of the degree to which the federal constitution of a nation contributes toward or limits the ability of the national government to...


Chemtrails, Haarp, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth

by Elana Freeland

The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why.


Contesting Hidden Waters: Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

by W. Todd Jarvis

The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include...


A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning of Generations of Marines and Their Families

by Mike Magner

A gripping expose of the largest and most lethal drinking water contamination in US history and the scandalous 30 year denial and lack of response by military authorities


Water and Food Security in Latin America: Social and Environmental Implications for a Globalized Economy

by Bárbara A. Willaarts & Alberto Garrido

This volume provides an analytical and facts-based overview on the progress achieved in water security in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region over during the last decade, and its links to regional development,...


Desalination Engineering Operation and Maintenance

by Nikolay Voutchkov

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO DESALINATION PLANT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

This Water Environment Federation and WateReuse Association publication describes state-of-the art operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting...