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Environmental justice and the rights of ecological refugees

Author: Laura Westra
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Climate change and other environmental problems are increasingly leading to the displacement of populations from their homelands, whether through drought, flooding, famine or other causes. This title  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Westra
ISBN: 9781844077977 1844077977
OCLC Number: 289096011
Description: xviii, 302 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The question of environmental refugees --
International assistance and the refugee convention's five grounds of persecution --
State protection and state responsibility to ecological refugees --
The five grounds revisited : who are the vulnerable? --
Ecological refugees : protection and rights in international law --
International law beyond the convention on the status of refugees --
Towards a comprehensive approach to protecting refugees and the internally displaced.
Responsibility: Laura Westra.

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