Biological Diversity Conservation and the Law

Biological Diversity Conservation and the Law

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Covers the full spectrum of legal mechanisms available for conserving biodiversity. Part 1 discusses the scope of state powers to conserve wild species and habitats, legal mechanisms for controlling taking, procedures for listing species in need of conservation measures, mechanisms for controlling trade and the challenges of enforcement. Part 2 covers area-based conservation at local and national level, as well as in transfrontier protected areas and areas beyond national jurisdiction. It discusses public ownership, voluntary agreements, and regulatory measures and looks at a number of innovative instruments, planning controls, incentives and disincentives.As far as property tax is concerned, the amount of tax due may be reduced in proportion to the decrease in the value of a parcel of ... This reduces the cost of land acquisition and management for conservation. In South Australia, by way of example, where a permit to clear native vegetation has been denied under the Nativeanbsp;...

Title:Biological Diversity Conservation and the Law
Author:Cyrille de Klemm, Clare Shine, IUCN Environmental Law Centre, IUCN Biodiversity Programme
Publisher:IUCN - 1993-01-01


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