By Carmen G. Gonzalez

The remarkable degradation of the planet's very important ecosystems is without doubt one of the so much urgent concerns confronting the overseas group. regardless of the proliferation of criminal tools to strive against environmental difficulties, conflicts among wealthy and terrible international locations (the North-South divide) have compromised foreign environmental legislations, resulting in deadlocks in environmental treaty negotiations and noncompliance with present agreements. This quantity examines either the old origins of the North-South divide in eu colonialism in addition to its modern manifestations in a number concerns together with meals justice, strength justice, indigenous rights, alternate, funding, extractive industries, human rights, land grabs, dangerous waste, and weather swap. Born out of the popularity that international inequality and profligate consumerism current threats to a sustainable planet, this publication makes a special contribution to foreign environmental legislations by way of emphasizing the priorities and views of the worldwide South.

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