By Daniel H. Cole

Environmental security and source conservation rely on the imposition of estate rights (broadly outlined) simply because within the absence of a few estate method - deepest, universal, or public - source degradation and depletion are inevitable. yet there is not any common, first-best estate regime for environmental defense during this second-best international. utilizing case stories and examples taken from international locations worldwide, this 2002 ebook demonstrates that the alternative of possession establishment is contingent upon institutional, technological, and ecological conditions that be certain the differential charges of instituting, enforcing, and keeping replacement regimes. for this reason, environmental security is perhaps better and extra effective in a society that depends on a number of (and frequently combined) estate regimes. The ebook concludes with an evaluation of the real modern factor of 'takings', which come up whilst diversified estate regimes collide.

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