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By Carmen G. Gonzalez

The extraordinary degradation of the planet's important ecosystems is one of the so much urgent matters confronting the overseas neighborhood. regardless of the proliferation of criminal tools to wrestle environmental difficulties, conflicts among wealthy and terrible international locations (the North-South divide) have compromised overseas environmental legislations, resulting in deadlocks in environmental treaty negotiations and noncompliance with current agreements. This quantity examines either the old origins of the North-South divide in eu colonialism in addition to its modern manifestations in more than a few concerns together with meals justice, power justice, indigenous rights, exchange, funding, extractive industries, human rights, land grabs, dangerous waste, and weather swap. Born out of the popularity that worldwide inequality and profligate consumerism current threats to a sustainable planet, this e-book makes a different contribution to overseas environmental legislations by way of emphasizing the priorities and views of the worldwide South.

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