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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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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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?
KF5505 .S86 2010
Towards legal rights for natural objects.
Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press,