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The Law And Policy Beginnings Of Ecosystem Services, James Salzman, J.B. Ruhl Jan 2007

The Law And Policy Beginnings Of Ecosystem Services, James Salzman, J.B. Ruhl

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This article is an introduction to a symposium issue of the journal on ecosystem services. As the brief descriptions of recent developments make clear, the field has changed greatly since the late 1990s and there are a lot of exciting developments underway. With the partnership of the Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, we thought it important to revisit the state of the field five years after the Stanford workshop. Thus we invited experts across the range of environmental law to Florida State for a two-day workshop assessing the current status of ecosystem services in environmental law. The results are ...


Corrective Justice And Liability For Global Warming, Matthew D. Adler Jan 2007

Corrective Justice And Liability For Global Warming, Matthew D. Adler

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Promoting And Establishing The Recovery Of Endangered Species On Private Lands: A Case Study Of The Gopher Tortoise (Duke Law, Student Paper Series), Blake Hudson Jan 2007

Promoting And Establishing The Recovery Of Endangered Species On Private Lands: A Case Study Of The Gopher Tortoise (Duke Law, Student Paper Series), Blake Hudson

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Important species are increasingly becoming endangered on private lands largely left unregulated by federal and state laws. The gopher tortoise is one such species. The tortoise is a keystone species, meaning that upon its existence numerous other species exist. Despite its importance, tortoise populations have declined by 80% - partly due to development pressures, but primarily due to forest management practices which have reduced the longleaf pine ecosystem upon which it depends. This article focus on legal and policy issues associated with both development and forest management. Because private forest management practices are the primary cause of tortoise decline, the article ...