Economic Rights and Environmental Wrongs

Economic Rights and Environmental Wrongs

Property Rights for the Common Good

Rose Anne Devlin and R. Quentin Grafton

The crisis of environmental degradation has createcharemd an immense volume of literature which focuses on controlling environmental problems. Economic Rights and Environmental Wrongs goes one step further to extend and complement the current debates.

World Wide Web Sites

Rose Anne Devlin and R. Quentin Grafton

Subjects: economics and finance, environmental economics, environment, environmental economics

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Page 156 World Wide Web Sites Thousands of web sites exist on many topics on the environment. The most commonly used sites are accessible from the International Environment Resources web site,  http://www.contact.org/environs.htm and the Environmental Action Group site at http://www.afn.org/˜seag/ links.html. We list below just a few of the more informative  and interesting places to visit. American Water Works Association (AWWA) http://www.awwa.org An international non­profit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.  Australian Environmental Resources Information Network http://www.erin.gov.au/ Environmental information courtesy of the Australian government. CIESIN Kiosk http://www.ciesin.org/kiosk/subindex.html Links to unpublished scholarly papers on environmental issues. CNN Earth Main Page http://www.cnn.com/EARTH/ Most­up­to date information on environmental issues by Cable News Network (CNN).  Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources National Research Council: http://www2.nas.edu/cger/ A U.S. commission that oversees and coordinates the activities of the U.S. National Research Council. Page 157 Committee for the National Institute for the Environment http://www.cnie.org/ A U.S. non­profit organization working to improve the scientific basis for making decisions on environmental issues.  Earth Network http://www.ecouncil.ac.cr/ A nongovernmental organization that supports and empowers people in building a sustainable future. EcoNet http://www.econet.apc.org/econet/ A forum for organizations and individuals working for environmental preservation and sustainability. EELink Environmental Education on the Internet http://www.nceet.snre.umich.edu/ Information and ideas that helps educators explore environmental issues. Envirobiz http://www.envirobiz.com/ An international environmental information network for businesses. EnviroLink Library http://www.envirolink.org/orgs/ A site that...

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