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Institutions for the Earth: Sources of Effective International Environmental Protection

Edited By: PM Haas, RO Keohane and MA Levy

448 pages, no illustrations

MIT Press

Paperback | Jun 1993 | #25057 | ISBN: 0262581191
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | #25058 | ISBN: 0262082187
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Takes a close look at the factors influencing organized responses to seven international environmental problems - oil pollution from tankers, acid rain in Europe, stratospheric ozone depletion, pollution of the North Sea and Baltic, mismanagement of fisheries, overpopulation, and misuses of farm chemicals - to determine the roles that environmental institutions have played in attempting to solve them. The organisations analysed within this framework include UNEP, IMO, FAO, ECE, the Oslo and Paris Commissions, the Helsinki Commission and UNFPA.

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Peter M. Haas is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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