The Endangered Species Act's precarious perch: a constitutional analysis under the Commerce Clause and the treaty power
- Environmental Law at the Turn of the Century: A Reportorial Fragment of Contemporary History. Sax, Joseph L. // California Law Review;Dec2000, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p2375
Discusses the emphasis of the United States environmental law on biodiversity protection and restoration. Information on the legal issues encountered in enforcing the Endangered Species Act (ESA); Details on the cases related to ESA; How biodiversity values are being integrated into established...
- The Protection of Endangered Species: A Canadian Perspective. Versteeg, Hajo // Ecology Law Quarterly;1983, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p267
The author offers guidelines for interest groups and politicians on how to draft legislation which will protect endangered species of flowers and plants and support the principle of biological diversity. He outlines the utilitarian and philosophical advantages derived from promoting biological...
- Threatened and endangered species geography. Flather, Curtis H.; Knowles, Michael S.; Kendall, Iris A. // BioScience;May98, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p365
Discusses characteristics of hot spots in the conterminous United States. The suggestion that hot spot-targeted recovery efforts have the potential to be a more efficient strategy for biodiversity conservation; How to identify hot spots; Biological characteristics of hot spots; Geographic...
- Lista de los mamÃferos de la cuenca del rÃo Orinoco. Pérez, Arnaldo Ferrer; Beltrán, Marisol; Díaz-Pulido, Angélica Paola; Trujillo, Fernando; Mantilla-Meluk, Hugo; Herrera, Olga; Alfonso, Andrés Felipe; Payán, Esteban // Biota Colombiana;jun2009, Vol. 10 Issue 1/2, p179
A binational checklist of the mammal fauna from the Orinoco River Basin is consolidated, reporting 318 species distributed across 12 orders, 40 families and 156 genera. This diversity represents the 76,8% of the mammal species of Venezuela and the 68,7% of Colombia. The order Chiroptera is the...
- Becoming a More Effective Professional: The Next Steps in Learning and Applying an Interdisciplinary Approach to the Conservation of Biological Diversity. Wallace, Richard L.; Clark, Tim W.; Reading, Richard P. // Endangered Species Update;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p201
Discusses the steps to learning and applying an interdisciplinary approach to the conservation of the biological diversity of endangered species. Integration of ecological and social methods; Role of professionals in formal and informal groups.
- Swim Happy. // Onearth;Winter2002, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p41
Reports on the biological diversity in the coast near Talamanca in Costa Rica. Endangered species found in the place; Citation of the extensive coral reefs in the area; Opposition to drilling plans of the oil company Harken Energy.
- Madagascar's Lemurs. // Earthwatch Institute Journal;Jan2004, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p27
The island of Madagascar is one of the planet's foremost biodiversity hotspots, a tropical Eden threatened with large-scale destruction by unsustainable human activities. That fascination led to a doctorate in primatology and 15 years of work on behalf of Madagascar's forests, people and...
- Collective analyses on 'red-listed species' may have limited value for conservation ecology. Lõhmus, Asko // Biodiversity & Conservation;Nov2015, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p3151
A letter to the editor about collective metrics of red-listed species is presented.
- THE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION ACT 1999 (CTH): DARK SIDES OF VIRTUE. Godden, Lee; Peel, Jacqueline // Melbourne University Law Review;2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p106
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act) has been much in the limelight of late. In 2006 it was relied on by the Commonwealth Environment Minister in order to refuse a Victorian wind farm development proposal because of potential threats to the...