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wilderness

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

An area which has generally been affected more by natural forces than by human agency; a region little affected by people. Some 77 000 km2 of the USA have been designated as wilderness...

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Overview: A Wilderness Year

Stephen Ingle.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

2004 has been an uneventful year in British politics. A general election was anticipated in 2005 but with little sense of anticipation amongst the major parties. A Labour victory was...

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Conservation and Access to Land for Mining in Protected Areas: The Conflict Over Mining in South Australia’s Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary

Alexandra Wawryk.

in Journal of Environmental Law

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 14025 words.

This article discusses the continuing legal complexities and challenges that exist in balancing the interests of mining and conservation in protected areas, through an exploration and...

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A. Clark, The Last Diaries: In and Out of the Wilderness, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2002, 405 pp., £20

Keith Alderman.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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Part I Commercial Arbitration in the Energy Sector, 4 Renewable Energy Disputes

Simon Manner and Tilman Niedermaier.

in International Arbitration in the Energy Sector

February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 21 pages. 9114 words.

This chapter relates to renewable energy disputes. ‘Renewable energies’ are understood in a broad sense as energy resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale. The chapter...

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4 International Standards, Bases of Value, and Valuation Approaches

Irmgard Marboe.

in Calculation of Compensation and Damages in International Investment Law

March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 50 pages. 24179 words.

Modern globalized economy has made it necessary to identify uniform or at least comparable principles for the valuation of economic assets. This chapter introduces some of the best known...

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Aesthetic, Cultural, and Recreational Justifications

Alexander Gillespie.

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

March 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 13644 words.

This chapter evaluates the validity of recreational, aesthetic, and cultural justifications for environmental protection. It describes some of the problems with these justifications. The...

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Is It the Roberts Court?

Linda Greenhouse.

in The Health Care Case

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 2855 words.

How are we to understand the role Chief Justice John Roberts played in saving the ACA—an act of strategic mastery, or of desperation by a Chief Justice struggling to preserve both his...

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Idolatry of Land

Georgette Chapman Poindexter.

in Law and Geography

February 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 8539 words.

While idolatry refers to how a true god is superseded by a material image of a false god, W. J. T. Mitchell in his essay entitled ‘Holy Landscape: Israel, Palestine and the American...

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