In 1968, Ehrlich published, The Population Bomb, which argued that
mankind was facing a demographic catastrophe with the rate of
population growth quickly outstripping growth in the supply of food
Simon was highly skeptical of
Advice on Multilateral Environmental Agreements and National Legal
The ELP is also providing advice on the development as well as the
implementation of international environmental agreements.
WCEL, together with IUCN members and other
Malthusian Theory of Population
Thomas Robert Malthus was the first economist to propose a systematic
theory of population.
He articulated his views regarding population in his famous book,
Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), for which he collect
Environmental Governance is the means by which society determines and
acts on goals and priorities related to the management of natural
This includes the rules, both formal and informal, that govern human
behavior in de
Clean Water Act
The Clean Water Act (CWA) is the cornerstone of surface water quality
protection in the United States.
The Act does not deal directly with ground water nor with water
The statute employs a variety of regulatory and non-reg
The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 reauthorized
CERCLA to continue cleanup activities around the country. Several sitespecific amendments, definitions clarifications, and technical requirements
were added to the legislation, includin
Some of the points on which the fishery scored over 90 are outlined below.
Principle 1: the state of the fish stock
New Zealand hoki are identified easily making monitoring and
The stock assessment models used
Definitions of sustainability
Just a few definitions have been listed here, in chronological order.
The sustainable society is one that lives within the self-perpetuating limits of its environment.
That society is not a no growth society. It is rather, a
Notion of sustainability
For many people, the basic idea of sustainability focuses greatly on depletion of resources.
Others consider that sustainability covers also (irreversible) pollution, conservation of nature
and other environmental and ecological a
we suggest to use the Brundtland definition, the best one ever, extended
with a third sentence, to make explicitly clear that sustainability is not only
about human beings, nor only about the environment or natural resources,
it is abo
Endangered Species Act
The Endangered Species Act provides a program for the conservation of
threatened and endangered plants and animals and the habitats in which
they are found.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior