1138288195 (hardback) 9781138288195 (hardback) 9780203704066 (ebook)
"Conservation of biodiversity is a fundamental concern towards securing a sustainable future. This volume argues that despite various domestic and international policies and legal frameworks on biodiversity conservation -- be it forest, wildlife, marine, coastal, etc. -- their implementation suffers from many deficiencies. It explores the factors that hinder effective implementation of these policies and frameworks. It also analyses existing laws, both international and domestic, to identify inherent problems in the existing legal system. The book maintains that careful adherence to established procedures and protocols, public awareness, filling the lacuna in legal framework, and a strong political will are sine qua non for effective conservation of biodiversity and sustainable development. The volume defends the protection of traditional knowledge and participation of indigenous communities along with reinforcements of intellectual property in this regard. It also commends the role played by the Indian judiciary, especially the Supreme Court of India and India's National Green Tribunal for the preservation and enhancement of natural resources by applying established as also evolving principles of environmental law."-- Provided by publisher.
"The genesis of this book lies in a three-day international conference organized by the Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi from February 12th to 14th, 2016." -- Preface.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Sustainable wetlands and biodiversity conservation: Nigeria's Lagos Lagoon in focus / Erimma Gloria Orie Marine spatial planning as a key instrument for the sustainable use of marine resources: the case of Mauritius / Marie Valerie Uppiah Biodiversity conservation and management in India, Brazil and South Africa: law, policy and diplomacy in the contemporary age / Amrendra Kumar Biodiversity conservation and management: the Ugandan experience / Moses S-N Watulo Implementing the Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit sharing in India / Pushpa Kumar Lakshmanan Agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights versus convention on biological diversity: a call for harmonization / Vandana Mahalwar Genetically modified crops: neither poison nor panacea / Parikshet Sirohi Public interest litigation - an effective tool for biodiversity conservation: an Indian experience / Mohan Parasaran and Sidharth Luthra Assessing India's Green Tribunal for conservation of biodiversity / Usha Tandon Role of the judiciary in biodiversity enforcement and compliance: comparison between the International Court of Justice and the Indian judiciary / Stellina Jolly Feminist dimension of biodiversity challenges / Niharika Bahl The possibility of urgenda in India / Shreeyash Uday Lalit The possibility of a global environmental organization / Niraj Kumar.
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London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.