1. The IUCN Academy of Environmental Law series

    Founding editors: Kurt Deketelaere, LERU Office, Belgium and Zen Makuch, Imperial College London, UK

    Editorial Board:
    Editors in Chief: Zen Makuch, Imperial College London, UK and Jamie Benidickson, University of Ottawa, Canada

    Members: Natasha Affolder, University of British Columbia, Canada, Javier de Cendra, IE Law School, Spain, Veerle Heyvaert, London School of Economics and Francesco Sindico, Strathclyde University, UK

    As environmental law increases in importance as an area of legal research, this series brings together some of the most current research carried out by the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, a global network of environmental law scholars. Each volume in the series addresses an important issue in the field and presents original research analysis and assessment, along with a much-needed synthesis of the state of environmental law. Directions as to the positive role that environmental law can play at a global level are also emphasized. This series provides essential reading for scholars throughout the world with an interest in cutting edge environment-related issues, and will no doubt play an important role in shaping future debate.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 14
  1. Courts and the Environment

    Courts and the Environment

    Edited by Christina Voigt, Zen Makuch
    This discerning book examines the challenges, opportunities and solutions for courts adjudicating on environmental cases. It offers a critical analysis of the practice and judgments of courts from various representative and influential jurisdictions. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  2. Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity

    Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity

    Edited by Ed Couzens, Alexander Paterson, Sophie Riley, Yanti Fristikawati
    This timely book contributes to discussions on the best legal practices to use to promote conservation, protection and sustainable use of biological diversity in forest and marine areas. The breadth of issues explored across these two themes is immense, and the book identifies both key differences, and striking commonalities between them. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  3. The Law and Policy of Biofuels

    The Law and Policy of Biofuels

    Edited by Yves Le Bouthillier, Annette Cowie, Paul Martin, Heather McLeod-Kilmurray
    In the last twenty years the biofuels industry has developed rapidly in many regions of the world. This book provides an in-depth and critical study of the law and policies in many of the key biofuels producing countries, such as Brazil, China, the US, as well as the EU, and a number of other countries where this industry is quickly developing. The multidisciplinary contributors examine the roles of the public and private sectors in the governance of biofuels. They propose recommendations for more effective and efficient biofuel policies. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  4. Energy, Governance and Sustainability

    Energy, Governance and Sustainability

    Edited by Jordi Jaria i Manzano, Nathalie Chalifour, Louis J. Kotzé
    This book makes an in-depth and timely contribution to the debate about how to transform our energy governance systems into ones that support a fair, safe and sustainable society. It combines perspectives from leading scholars around the world to provide a global outlook on alternative approaches to energy governance and innovative experiences. Taken as a whole, it offers a unique snapshot of some of the innovative and novel ways in which law can support the shift to sustainable and equitable energy systems. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  5. Implementing Environmental Law

    Implementing Environmental Law

    Edited by Paul Martin, Amanda Kennedy
    At the Rio +20 conference attention was focused upon the variable effectiveness of a large range of international instruments. The IUCN too has recently began to focus upon the effectiveness of legal arrangements for environmental governance. Both of these developments are representative of an increasing awareness that legal environmental governance arrangements frequently fail to achieve the desired outcomes, or give rise to perverse and unexpected effects. The reasons why this may be so include issues such as the limited commitment of the responsible government or its agents, issues of corruption or incapacity, problems arising from the choice of the governance instrument, or the design of the law. This book tackles the challenges of implementation of environmental law, drawing upon the expertise of an international cast of contributors and investigations across a range of jurisdictions. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  6. The Search for Environmental Justice

    The Search for Environmental Justice

    Edited by Paul Martin, Sadeq Z. Bigdeli, Trevor Daya-Winterbottom, Willemien du Plessis, Amanda Kennedy
    This is an extended and remarkable excursus into the evolving concept of environmental justice. This key book provides an overview of the major developments in the theory and practice of environmental justice and illustrates the direction of the evolution of rights of nature. The work exposes the diverse meanings and practical uses of the concept of environmental justice in different jurisdictions, and their implications for the law, society and the environment. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  7. Water and the Law

    Water and the Law

    Edited by Michael Kidd, Loretta Feris, Tumai Murombo, Alejandro Iza
    Water and the Law examines the critical relationship between law and the management of water resources in the context of ensuring environmental sustainability. It highlights the central importance of integrated water resources management and cooperation in achieving sustainability. The book considers two broad themes: how law can contribute to the sustainability of water itself and how the law’s regulation of water can contribute to the sustainability of life – both human life as well as that of other species in their natural environment. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  8. Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads

    Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads

    Edited by Robert V. Percival, Jolene Lin, William Piermattei
    This timely volume considers the future of environmental law and governance in the aftermath of the "Rio+20" conference. An international set of expert contributors begin by addressing a range of governance concepts that can be used to address environmental problems. The book then provides a survey of key environmental challenges across the globe, before finally giving an assessment of possible governance models for the future. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  9. Biodiversity and Climate Change

    Biodiversity and Climate Change

    Edited by Frank Maes, An Cliquet, Willemien du Plessis, Heather McLeod-Kilmurray
    This insightful book deals with the complexity of linking biodiversity with climate change. It combines perspectives from international, national and local case studies, and also addresses this question using a thematic approach. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  10. Local Climate Change Law

    Local Climate Change Law

    Edited by Benjamin J. Richardson
    This timely study offers a multi-jurisdictional perspective, featuring international contributors who examine both theoretical and practical dimensions of how localities are addressing climate mitigation and adaptation in Australia, Canada, China, Europe, South Africa and the United States, as well as considering the place of localities in global climate law agreements and transnational networks. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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  11. Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Law

    Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Law

    Edited by Yves Le Bouthillier, Miriam Alfie Cohen, Jose Juan Gonzalez Marquez, Albert Mumma, Susan Smith
    This timely book explores the complex relationship between the alleviation of poverty and the protection of the environment. There is every reason to believe that these issues are in many ways interdependent. However this book demonstrates that there are situations where alleviation of poverty and the protection of the environment appear to be in a fraught relationship. The contributing authors illustrate that the role played by law in this relationship, whether at the international or national level, will vary depending on the situation and will be more successful at pursuing environmental justice in some cases than in others. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  12. Environmental Governance and Sustainability

    Environmental Governance and Sustainability

    Edited by Paul Martin, Li Zhiping, Qin Tianbao, Anel Du Plessis, Yves Le Bouthillier, Angela Williams
    This timely volume provides fascinating insights into emerging developments in the field of legal governance of the environment at a time when environmental governance is increasingly concerned with far more than legal doctrine. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 61.00   Web: $ 48.80
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  13. Environmental Law and Sustainability after Rio

    Environmental Law and Sustainability after Rio

    Edited by Jamie Benidickson, Ben Boer, Antonio Herman Benjamin, Karen Morrow
    This book examines the development of environmental law in the period since the ground-breaking 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development or ‘Earth Summit’ in Rio de Janeiro. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  14. Compliance and Enforcement in Environmental Law

    Compliance and Enforcement in Environmental Law

    Edited by Lee Paddock, Du Qun, Louis J. Kotzé, David L. Markell, Kenneth J. Markowitz, Durwood Zaelke
    Compliance and enforcement are critical elements of assuring that international environmental treaties and domestic environmental laws actually produce desired environmental outcomes. This timely work provides a comprehensive worldwide perspective on how to assure compliance with and enforcement of environmental laws more effectively. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 224.00   Web: $ 201.60
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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