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Developing a Global Soil Regime

… 1, 2015 International Journal of Rural Law and Policy Soil governance DEVELOPING A GLOBAL SOIL REGIME Ben Boer Distinguished Prof RIEL, Wuhan … as the most impoverished people often occupy areas of poor quality soil.20 Soil law must play a much more effective role …
23 Oct 2021 Literature

Drafting legislation for sustainable soils: A guide

… by: IUCN Publications Services Unit Front cover photo: Soil degradation and reclamation at Kjolur, Iceland, Dr Andres Arnalds, Soil Conservation Institute, Iceland. Back cover photo: … of the fallow period in shifting cultivation, use of poor quality irrigation water, absence or inadequate maintenance …
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Legal and institutional frameworks for sustainable soils: A preliminary report

… by: IUCN Environmental Law Centre Front cover photo: Soil degradation in China, Prof Wang Xi, Wuhan University, … Montevideo Programme III 5 5. Specific Requirements for Soil Law Reform 6 Section 2 7 II. BACKGROUND 9 1. Soil and … habitats and gene reserves, much larger in quantity and in quality than all the above-ground biomass. 2.1.2 Cultural …
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Persistent Organic Pollutants: Contaminated Site Investigation and Management Toolkit

… Fasheng Li, Director and Research Professor Department of Soil Pollution Control Chinese Research Academy of … Agency, Ghana Hashim Babiker, Professor, Dept. of Soil, University of El Gezira, Sudan O.O. Dada, Director and … crop spraying can lead to the general degradation of the quality of soils, impact on surface water and groundwater, …
23 Oct 2021 Document

Sustainably Investing in Rangelands - Jordan

… SDG Sustainable Development Goals ISRIC International Soil Reference and Information Centre SLM Sustainable Land … Range Management JCA Jordan Cooperative Association S&WC Soil & Water Conservation LDN Land Degradation Neutrality … – e.g. manual or livestock-managed Improved vegetation quality and density and hence forage productivity; Increased …
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3rd UNCCD Scientific Conference: Book of abstracts

… the objective is to maintain and improve the quantity and quality of productive land. The conference called for … seed systems Workshop 2.2: Agro-ecosystems Workshop 2.3: Soil and water issues Workshop 2.4: Knowledge and knowledge … 39 NEXUS AMONG WATER, SOIL, FOOD AND BIODIVERSITY IN MEXICO OSWALD-SPRING, URSULA …
23 Oct 2021 Document in Climate and Atmosphere

Green Infrastructure Guide for Water Management: Ecosystem-based management approaches for water-related infrastructure projects

… 2.2 Water quality regulation … as regulators e.g. by regulating the quality of water and soil or by providing flood and disease control. Cultural … during drought from natural storage features, including soil and groundwater, surface water and aquifers. GI options …
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Global Land Outlook

… Agriculture 124 8 Water Resources 160 9 Biodiversity and Soil 190 10 Energy and Climate 212 11 Urbanization 226 12 … with the earth. We are losing far too quickly the water, soil, and biodiversity that support all life. At a time when … planet should be being harnessed, the availability of good quality land is declining. As the American author Mark Twain …
23 Oct 2021 Literature

Judicial handbook on environmental law

… law 29 3.4 Access to Justice 30 3.5 Environmental Quality 30 3.5.1 National law 30 3.5.2 International law 31 … National law 84 8.4.2 International law 84 Chapter 9. Soil 87 9.1 Introduction 87 9.2 National Law and the Courts … International Law 87 9.3.1 Desertification 88 9.3.2 Alpine soil treaty 88 Chapter 10. Biological Diversity and Nature …
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Addressing pollution: Governance frameworks, challenges and oppotunities in the context of the 2030 Agenda

… and adequate conditions of life, in an environment of a quality…”, while the Rio Declaration states that humans “are … at specific transboundary water basins, while land and soil pollution is indirectly addressed by the United Nations … or sewage as well as the growing of food on contaminated soil. In all actions against pollution, it is also important …
23 Oct 2021 Document in Environmental Governance