The Rights of the Nonhuman World (M. A. Warren)

Author(s) Mary Anne Warren Keywords Environmental ethics, Environmental protection, Human ecology, Nonhuman world, rights Abstract None available. Citation R. Elliot and A. Gare, eds. 1983. Environmental Philosophy: A Collection of Readings. pp. 109-134 Book Environmental Philosophy: A Collection of Readings

Taking aims seriously – how legal ecology affects judicial decision-making (Pallonitty)

Author Tiina Pallonitty Keywords Methodology of environmental law, judicial decision-making, water management, legal theory, principles, rights, rules Abstract This article reflects upon key challenges that ecology as a field of science has brought to modern environmental law as it operates within civil law systems. An example from European water management regulation elucidates how the traditional […]

When interests clash: the right to water in South Sudan: Fiona Lubett and Afshin Akhtarkhavari

Authors Fiona Lubett and Afshin Akhtarkhavari Keywords Rights, healthy environment, access to water, competing interests, South Sudan, White Nile Abstract Access to water is a significant twenty-first century concern but the right to it, couched in the context of the human rights discourse, while often able to assist with short-term solutions, particularly in developing countries, […]

Distorted agricultural prices cause hunger and resources dilapidation (A.C.A. Pinheiro)

Author Antonia Cipriano A.Pinheiro ( Universidade de Evora , Portugal ) Keywords Price distortion, dwindling human and physical resources, farmers, world population, sustainable food supply Abstract The main objective of this paper is to present facts and arguments trying to prove that price distortion has been the main reason for the dilapidation of human and […]

Rights and property paradigms: challenging the dominant construct hegemony (K. Morrow and A. Grear)

Authors Karen Morrow and Anna Grear Keywords rights, property, human rights, property paradigms, hegemony, critique Abstract The interrelationship of (human) rights and property paradigms raises particularly profound questions when played out in respect of environmental claims. It is therefore no surprise that contributions to this edition invoke ontological and epistemological concerns fundamental to the unsettled […]