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Stone, Christopher D
Should trees have standing? : law, morality, and the environment / Christopher D. Stone
3rd ed
New York : Oxford University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KF5505 .S86 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nature conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States
Environmental law -- United States
Nature conservation -- Moral and ethical aspects
Environmental protection -- Moral and ethical aspects
Physical Description xvi, 248 p. ; 24 cm
Note Prev. ed. has sub-title: and other essays on law, morals, and the environment
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-235) and index
Contents Should trees have standing? : toward legal rights for natural objects -- Does the climate have standing? -- Agriculture and the environment : challenges for the new millennium -- Can the oceans be harbored? -- Should we establish a guardian for future generations? -- Reflections on "sustainable development" -- How to heal the planet -- Is environmentalism dead?
Summary "In this collection of essays, the author argues that natural objects, such as trees, should have legal rights through the appointment of guardians designated to protect them. It covers such areas as: agriculture and the environment; can the oceans be harbored; establishing a guardian for future generations; reflections on sustainable development; how to heal the planet; environmentalism, is it dead?--by the publisher."

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