Responsibility for financing biodiversity conservation: an analysis of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Lehmann, Ina
External Publications (2017)

in: Melanie Pichler / Cornelia Staritz / Karin Küblböck / Karin Christina Plank / Werner Raza / Werner / Fernando Ruiz-Peyré (eds.), Fairness and justice in natural resource politics, London: Routledge, 256-272

ISBN: 978-1-138-19595-0

Framing resource conflicts on an international level, Ina Lehmann analyses the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and assesses responsibilities for financing biodiversity conservation from a normative global justice perspective. While the CBD generally reflects the normative argument that developed countries should bear most of the costs of biodiversity conservation, the chapter applies the contributor pays principle and the ability to pay principle to argue that more recent developments with regard to financing the international biodiversity regime have shifted responsibilities to developing countries and therefore countervail global justice principles (Source: Introduction of the book).

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Lehmann, Ina

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