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Author Stone, Christopher D.

Title Should trees have standing? : law, morality, and the environment / Christopher D. Stone.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 main  341.5362-ST SH    Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xvi, 248 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-235] and index.
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."
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 Previous edition (1996) has sub-title : "and other essays on law, morals, and the environment" ; first edition (1974) has subtitle : "towards legal rights for natural objects."
Subject Nature conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Environmental law -- United States.
Nature conservation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Natural resources -- Law and legislation.
Environmental protection -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Title Other essays on law, morals, and the environment
Towards legal rights for natural objects
ISBN 9780199736072 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0199736073 (pbk. : alk. paper)