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Ecological integrity and global governance : science, ethics and the law

Author: Laura Westra
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2016
Series: Routledge research in international environmental law
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Westra
ISBN: 9781138647220 1138647225 9781315627168 1315627167
OCLC Number: 955138081
Description: 1 volume. : Illustrationen.
Contents: Introduction1. Ecological Integrity between Ethics and Law2. Integrity in Conflict2.1 Integrity in Conflict2.2 Capitalism and Globalization in Conflict with the Integrity of Life- Support Systems2.3 Biological/Ecological Integrity and Cosmopolitan Theory2.4 International Law v. Cosmopolitanism: The Need for Global Governance2.5 Concluding Thoughts and Plans for the Next Steps3. Integrity against Racism in Conflict Situations and Migrations3.1 Introduction3.2 Disintegrity in Conflicts3.3 Disintegrity and the Racist Roots of the Fight against Terrorism3.4 Disintegrity and a Major Threat to Humanity3.5 The Effects of Unlivable Environments: Forced Migrations, Displaced Persons and Desperate Asylum seekers4. Air, Food and Water: Ecointegrity for the Survival of Present and Future Generations4.1 Introduction4.2 The Right to Food and Ecological Integrity4.3 "Feeding the World Without GMOs?"4.4 Water, Air, and Climate Change: Integrity and one Earth4.5 From One Health to the Dynamic Processes of the Wild4.6 Concluding Thoughts5. Ecological Integrity as Basic Human Right and the Principle of the Common Heritage of Humankind5.1 Introduction5.2 A Possible Role for the Principle of the Common Heritage of Mankind5.3 The Natural Heritage and the Travaux Preparatoire for the UNESCO World Heritage Convention5.4 Possible Future Developments?6. Ecologically Based Governance and the Future of Integrity6.1 Introduction6.2 Toward a Middle Path: An Attempt to Moderate and Control Ecosystem Harm6.3 Global Ecological Governance and "the Law of the Commons"6.4 Green Governance and "Nature's Trust"6.5 Other Proposals for Green Governance and Sustainability: Major Obstacles7. The Integrity of the Earth: A Moral and Legal Imperative for Survival7.1 Introduction: Laudato Si', The June 18, 2015 Papal Encyclical7.2 Overview of Positive Findings for Ecologically Based Governance7.3 Review of Problems and Obstacles in the Best Strategies Reviewed7.4 The Defense of Integrity and Ecological Governance7.5 Ecological Integrity and the Common Heritage Principle Again7.6 Concluding Thoughts
Series Title: Routledge research in international environmental law
Responsibility: Laura Westra.


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"Global Environmental Governance has many flaws as is commonly known, but this book uncovers their root cause. Summarizing much of her impressive lifework, Laura Westra makes a strong case for Read more...

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