The Law of Nature Conservation

The Law of Nature Conservation

by Christopher Rodgers

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ISBN-13: 9780199543137
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/19/2013
Pages: 375
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Chris Rodgers is a Professor of Law and (since 2010) Head of School at Newcastle Law School. He has been joint Editor in Chief of the Environmental Law Review since its inception in 1999, and is General Editor of the Environment and Countryside Book Series. His principal research interests are the environmental regulation of agriculture, property rights, and land use. He is the editor of three volumes, and the author of one of the principal works in the UK on agricultural property law (Agricultural Law, 3rd ed. 2008). He was the Principal Investigator of a major research project Contested Common Land: environmental governance, law and sustainable land management c.1600-2006 (AHRC-funded 2007-2010. see http://commons.ncl.ac.uk): its outcomes were published as Contested Common Land, Environmental Governance past and present (Rodgers, Winchester, Straughton, & Pieraccini, 2010). He is currently Principal Investigator of another AHRC-funded project, Building Commons Knowledge 2012-13.

Table of Contents

1. Nature Conservation in Context
2. The Governance of Nature Conservation
3. Natural Habitats: Designation and Protection
4. Natural Habitats: Management
5. Species Protection and the Protection of Plants
6. Impact of EC Environmental Law
7. Marine Conservation
8. Common Resource Management
9. Property, Environment and the Limits of Law - New Directions for Nature Conservation

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