An Analytical Framework for Legal Regimes Applicable to Freshwater Ecosystems
"An Analytical Framework for Legal Regimes Applicable to Freshwater Ecosystems", (2009) Vol.20 Journal of Water Law 152
Legal protection of freshwater ecosystems is essential. However, a clear and operational definition of "freshwater ecosystem" for the protection and management of water-related natural resources has yet to emerge at law.
The definition of freshwater ecosystem provided by this article avoids tautologies and pitfalls associated with the ecosystem concept to rely on a description of generic ecosystem components and structure that can serve as an analytical framework for legal regimes.
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