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Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change (2019)
Journal Article
Díaz, S., Settele, J., Brondízio, E. S., Ngo, H. T., Agard, J., Arneth, A., …Zayas, C. N. (2019). Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change. Science, 366(6471), https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aax3100

The human impact on life on Earth has increased sharply since the 1970s, driven by the demands of a growing population with rising average per capita income. Nature is currently supplying more materials than ever before, but this has come at the high... Read More about Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change.

Environmental impact assessment in the context of mangrove forest ecosystem management in Bangladesh: a case study of Rampal coal power plant project (2019)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J. (2019). Environmental impact assessment in the context of mangrove forest ecosystem management in Bangladesh: a case study of Rampal coal power plant project. In P. Cullet, & S. Koonan (Eds.), Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South, (207-230). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781784717469

The mangroves of the Sundarbans, spanning between Bangladesh and India, are recognized as an internationally important World Heritage and Ramsar site. It supports a wide range of ecosystem services that sustain the livelihoods of local poor communiti... Read More about Environmental impact assessment in the context of mangrove forest ecosystem management in Bangladesh: a case study of Rampal coal power plant project.

Environmental Rights: The Development of Standards (2019)
Book
Turner, S., Shelton, D., Razzaque, J., McIntyre, O., & May, J. (2019). J. May, O. McIntyre, J. Razzaque, D. Shelton, & S. Turner (Eds.), Environmental Rights: The Development of Standards. Cambridge University Press

Environmental rights, also known as the human rights or constitutional rights that are used for the protection of the environment, have proliferated over the last 45 years. However, the precise levels of protection that they represent has since been... Read More about Environmental Rights: The Development of Standards.

Global Assessment Chapter 6: Options for Decision Makers (2019)
Report
Razzaque, J., & Visseren-Hamakers, . I. (in press). Global Assessment Chapter 6: Options for Decision Makers. Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Servcies (IPBES)

This document contains the draft Chapter 6 of the IPBES Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

A stock-taking of FPIC standards in international environmental law (2019)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J. (2019). A stock-taking of FPIC standards in international environmental law. In O. McIntyre, J. May, D. Shelton, S. Turner, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), Environmental Rights: The Development of Standards, 195-221. Cambridge University Press

With its roots in the international human rights law, free prior and informed consent (FPIC) is now integrated within the environmental law regime. The cross-fertilisation of FPIC standards from human rights laws to environmental laws is evident in t... Read More about A stock-taking of FPIC standards in international environmental law.

International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability (2017)
Book
Alam, S., Bhuiyan, J. H., & Razzaque, J. (2017). S. Alam, J. H. Bhuiyan, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability. Routledge

The question of appropriate use of natural resources inevitably raises competing interests between the resource rich and resource hungry nations. Such conflict of interests are not new. Historically, resource abundant nations have been plagued with i... Read More about International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability.

Payments for Ecosystem Services in Sustainable Mangrove Forest Management in Bangladesh (2017)
Journal Article
Razzaque, J. (2017). Payments for Ecosystem Services in Sustainable Mangrove Forest Management in Bangladesh. Transnational Environmental Law, 6(2), 309-333. https://doi.org/10.1017/S2047102516000376

© 2017 Cambridge University Press. In the context of sustainable development, both developed and developing countries are implementing policies that encourage economic growth, environmental protection and social well-being in resource decisions. Acco... Read More about Payments for Ecosystem Services in Sustainable Mangrove Forest Management in Bangladesh.

International natural resources law and sustainable investment: Principles and practices (2017)
Book Chapter
Alam, S., Jahid, B., & Razzaque, J. (2017). International natural resources law and sustainable investment: Principles and practices. In J. Razzaque, J. Bhuyian, & S. Alam (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability, 15-44. Routledge

The authors argue that sustainable development and growth can be achieved by governments, but only through careful management of natural resources. The authors also argue that foreign investment is, perhaps paradoxically, increasingly perceived as a... Read More about International natural resources law and sustainable investment: Principles and practices.

Toxic ships, environmental crimes, and the North-South discourse (2017)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J. (2017). Toxic ships, environmental crimes, and the North-South discourse. In T. Bergin, & E. Orlando (Eds.), Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives, 154-182. Routledge

Notwithstanding the presence of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, the movement of hazardous waste has grown globally in the form of dumping of toxic and electronic waste, relocation... Read More about Toxic ships, environmental crimes, and the North-South discourse.

Sustainable agricultural investment and the global south (2017)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J., & Le, P. (2017). Sustainable agricultural investment and the global south. In S. Alam, J. H. Bhuiyan, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability, 263-286. Routledge

In this age of economic globalisation, the agricultural sector requires more investment to meet the global need for food and fuel security, and greater development needs in rural areas in the global South. However, a sharp increase in land acquisitio... Read More about Sustainable agricultural investment and the global south.

UWE - Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue (2016)
Report
Gough, G., Longhurst, J., Harris, V., Stephens, A., Smart, D., Holmes, I., …Bigg, M. (2016). UWE - Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue

This catalogue showcases and celebrates examples of the work of the hundreds of UWE staff and students who contributed to Bristol Green Capital 2015.

UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 - Activities portfolio (supporting document for UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue) (2016)
Report
Gough, G., Longhurst, J., Putterill, T., Harris, V., Smart, D., Holmes, I., …Idle, J. (2016). UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 - Activities portfolio (supporting document for UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue)

This Activities Portfolio details projects, events and initiatives which represent the work of hundreds of UWE staff and students during Bristol's year as European Green Capital in 2015. It is the working file to accompany the UWE Green Capital 2015... Read More about UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 - Activities portfolio (supporting document for UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue).

International Environmental Law and the Global South (2015)
Book
Razzaque, J., González, C., Alam, S., & Atapattu, S. (2015). International Environmental Law and the Global South. Cambridge University Press

This book examines the ways in which the conflicting perspectives and priorities of the global North and the global South have compromised the effectiveness of international environmental law, including deadlocks in international negotiations and ina... Read More about International Environmental Law and the Global South.

Sustainable development versus green economy: The way forward? (2015)
Book Chapter
Razzaque, J., & Alam, S. (2015). Sustainable development versus green economy: The way forward?. In S. Alam, S. Atapattu, C. González, & J. Razzaque (Eds.), International Environmental Law and the Global South, 609-624. Cambridge University Press

Integrated Water Resource Management, Public Participation and the 'Rainbow Nation' (2014)
Journal Article
Kleingeld, E. S., Razzaque, J., & Kleingeld, E. (2014). Integrated Water Resource Management, Public Participation and the 'Rainbow Nation'. African Journal of Legal Studies, 6(2-3), 213-247. https://doi.org/10.1163/17087384-12342026

© 2013 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands. This article provides varied examples of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) and public participation interaction in South Africa. It critically examines the inadequate application of IW... Read More about Integrated Water Resource Management, Public Participation and the 'Rainbow Nation'.

Corporate responsibility in tackling environmental harm: Lost in the regulatory maze? (2014)
Journal Article
Razzaque, J. (2014). Corporate responsibility in tackling environmental harm: Lost in the regulatory maze?. Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy, 16(2), 197-231

Environmental harm and corporate responsibility are increasingly being linked. While a number of approaches and techniques such as market instruments and enforcement are explored in the environmental, criminal and human rights law at the internationa... Read More about Corporate responsibility in tackling environmental harm: Lost in the regulatory maze?.

Constitutionalisation of rights: Influence of the right to a healthy environment in shaping the governance landscape of Asia (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Razzaque, J. (2013, April). Constitutionalisation of rights: Influence of the right to a healthy environment in shaping the governance landscape of Asia. Paper presented at “Rights in Environmental Governance: Explaining their Emergence, Examining their Effectiveness.”

This paper explores the influence of a right based approach on the effectiveness of environmental governance. The discussion focuses on the right to a healthy environment and its impact on the legislative and institutional governance in Asia. It prov... Read More about Constitutionalisation of rights: Influence of the right to a healthy environment in shaping the governance landscape of Asia.

Environmental governance in Europe and Asia: A comparative study of institutional and legislative framework (2012)
Book
Razzaque, J. (2012). Environmental governance in Europe and Asia: A comparative study of institutional and legislative framework. Routledge

This book looks at environmental governance in both Asia and Europe and offers a comparative analysis of the two regions in order to provide a better understanding of the concept of ‘environmental governance’ and its status in Europe and Asia. The bo... Read More about Environmental governance in Europe and Asia: A comparative study of institutional and legislative framework.

Natural resources and the green economy: Redefining the challenges for people, states and corporations (2012)
Book
Razzaque, J., & Blanco, E. (2012). J. Razzaque, & E. Blanco (Eds.), Natural resources and the green economy: Redefining the challenges for people, states and corporations. Brill

Considering that natural resources or green capital are the drivers of globalisation, this book focuses on the link between investment, trade and natural resource management in the context of the growing economic inequalities between states. It argue... Read More about Natural resources and the green economy: Redefining the challenges for people, states and corporations.