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Taking back Eden : eight environmental cases that changed the world

Author: Oliver A Houck
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2010.
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"Taking Back Eden is the saga of an idea - that ordinary people can go to court to defend their environment - told through lawsuits brought in eight countries around the world. Starting in the United States, this idea has traveled the planet at warp speed, carrying protections for threatened environments and new notions of justice and democracy as well. Author Oliver Houck describes the sites at issue in their place  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Houck, Oliver A.
Taking back Eden.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009020226
(OCoLC)327641133
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver A Houck
ISBN: 9781610911504 1610911504
OCLC Number: 759398139
Description: 1 online resource (x, 235 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The awakening --
Storm King --
Nikko Taro --
Minors Oposa --
Great whale --
Taj Mahal --
Lenin's trees --
Acheloos --
Trillium.
Responsibility: Oliver A. Houck.
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