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Should trees have standing? : law, morality, and the environment

Author: Christopher D Stone
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"In this collection of essays, the author argues that natural objects, such as trees, should have legal rights through the appointment of guardians designated to protect them. It covers such areas as : agriculture and the environment ; can the oceans be harbored ; establishing a guardian for future generations ; reflections on sustainable development ; how to heal the planet ; environmentalism, is it dead?--By the
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Stone, Christopher D.
Should trees have standing?
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009043658
(OCoLC)456181358
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher D Stone
ISBN: 9780199774241 0199774242 9780199736072 0199736073
OCLC Number: 654104834
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 248 pages)
Contents: Should trees have standing? : toward legal rights for natural objects --
Does the climate have standing? --
Agriculture and the environment : challenges for the new millennium --
Can the oceans be harbored? --
Should we establish a guardian for future generations? --
Reflections on "sustainable development" --
How to heal the planet --
Is environmentalism dead?
Other Titles: Other essays on law, morals, and the environment.
Towards legal rights for natural objects.
Responsibility: Christopher D. Stone.

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"In this collection of essays, the author argues that natural objects, such as trees, should have legal rights through the appointment of guardians designated to protect them. It covers such areas as : agriculture and the environment ; can the oceans be harbored ; establishing a guardian for future generations ; reflections on sustainable development ; how to heal the planet ; environmentalism, is it dead?--By the publisher."

Previous edition (1996) has sub-title : "and other essays on law, morals, and the environment" ; first edition (1974) has subtitle : "towards legal rights for natural objects."

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