Eat Your Genes: How Genetically Modified Food is Entering Our Diet (S. Nottingham)

Author Stephen Nottingham Keywords Agricultural Improvements, Genetic Engineering, Increasing Yields, Herbicide Resistant Crops, Insect Resistant Crops, Modified Insect Baculovirus, Designer Food, Engineered Plants, Ecological Risks, Risks to Human Health, Ethical and Moral Issues, Patenting, Regulation, Genetically Modified Organisms, Food Products, Marketing Approval, Europe, Labelling, Impacts on the Third World Abstract The food that we eat […]

Food is Different: Why We Must Get the WTO Out of Agriculture (P.M. Rosset)

Author Peter M. Rosset Keywords Trade versus Development, Trade Negotiations, Trade Liberalization, King Cotton, WTO Negotiations, Liberalized Agricultural Trade, Policy Alternatives, Different Agriculture Abstract Why does our global food system gives us expensive, unhealthy and bad-tasting food, where we pay more for packaging and long-distance shipping than we do for the food itself? Why do […]

A Modern Approach to Water Management: The UNECE Protocol on Water and Health (F. Bernardini)

Author Francesca Bernardini Keywords Environmental law, health, MEA, MDG, sustainable development, UNECE Protocol, water, water ecosystem, water management, WHO. Abstract The Protocol on Water and Health to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes entered into force in August 2005. It is jointly serviced by the Regional Office for […]

Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: A Manual for Assessment Practitioners (N. Ash)

Author Neville Ash Keywords Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services, Human Well-being, Stakeholder Participation, Governance, Communication Abstract Designed by a partnership of UN agencies, international scientific organizations, and development agencies, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) is the most extensive study ever of the linkages between the world’s ecosystems and human well-being. The goal of the MA is to […]

The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services (J.B. Ruhl, et al)

Author(s) J.B. Ruhl, Steven Kraft, Christopher Lant Keywords Ecosystems Services , Ecology, Geography, Economics, Law and Policy, Property Rights, Regulation, Social Norms, Water, : Blue, Conservation Reserve Program 1985-2006, Erosion, Riparian Buffers, Common Agricultural Policy,European Union, Agricultural Watershed, Wetland Mitigation Banking, Ecosystem Market, Pollution Trading, Carbon Trading, Global Warming, New Law and Policy,. Trade-Offs and […]