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INCORPORATING AN ECOSYSTEM SERVICES APPROACH IN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS
Useful Tool or Business as Usual?

By Carrie K. Presnall, Laura López-Hoffman, and Marc L. Miller
Environmental Policy Working Paper (Udall Center Publications, 2013)

Based on a survey of U.S. Forest Service staff, evaluates the potential of using an ecosystem services approach as part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental impact assessment process.

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ECONOMIC CHANGE IN THE ARCTIC
Is the Antarctic Governance Model Needed?
by Bernard P. Herber
Environmental Policy Working Paper (Udall Center Publications, 2013)

Assesses whether the Antarctic Treaty System, an international governance process for the Antarctic global commons, is a possible model of governance for Arctic natural resources.

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GLOBAL WARMING AND ANTARCTICA
Causes, Effects, and Policies
by Bernard P. Herber
Environmental Policy Working Paper (Udall Center Publications, 2012)

Discusses the unique role of Antarctica (as part of the global commons) in the global warming scenario, the strategic role of Antarctic science and information related to global warming policy, and related institutional arrangements and policy challenges.

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MOVING FORWARD FROM VULNERABILITY TO ADAPTATION
Climate Change, Drought, and Water Demand in the Urbanizing Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico

edited by Margaret Wilder, Christopher A. Scott, Nicolás Piñeda-Pablos, Robert G. Varady, and Gregg M. Garfin
(Udall Center Publications, 2012)

Includes detailed case studies of the water-climate "vulnerability and adaptation" situation for four communities: Tucson, Ariz.; the twinned border cities of Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Son.; Hermosillo, Son.; and Puerto Peñasco, Son.

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A NORTH AMERICAN GREENPRINT
Next Steps in Developing Adaptive Capacity for Transboundary Conservation under Climate Change

edited by Laura López-Hoffman, Barbara J. Morehouse, and Lisa J. Graumlich
(Udall Center Publications, 2011)

Report of the Strategy Forum on Transboundary Environments and Adaptation to Climate Change convened at WILD9 (9th World Wilderness Conference), Mérida, Mexico, supported by the U.S. Forest Service Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute.

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TRANSBOUNDARY ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
A New Vision for Managing the Shared Environment of the U.S. and Mexico
by Laura López-Hoffman
Environmental Policy Working Paper No. 2 (Udall Center Publications, 2010)

Suggests a novel approach to the management of the U.S.-Mexico transboundary environment, framing the conservation of the natural resources shared by the two countries in terms of shared ecosystem services and presenting three cases as examples.

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E-WASTED TIME
The Hazardous Lag in Comprehensive Regulation of the Electronics Recycling Industry in the United States
by Maya Abela and Jacob Campbell, Winners of the 2009 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Public Policy
Environmental Policy Working Paper No. 1 (Udall Center Publications, 2010)

Evaluates various state and federal regulations of electronic waste (e-waste), and presents two case studies (in Tucson, Ariz. and along the U.S.-Mexico border).

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WE ARE THE STEWARDS
Indigenous-Led Fisheries in North America

by Ian W. Record
Joint Occasional Papers on Native Affairs (Native Nations Institute and Harvard Project, 2008)

Reviews the current state of Indigenous-led fisheries management in the United States and Canada, summarizing major trends in Indigenous-led fisheries innovation in North America, and presents common keys and challenges to the success of these efforts.

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Incorporating Flexibility into Conservation Easements INCORPORATING FLEXIBILITY INTO CONSERVATION EASEMENTS
by Aaron Citron
Winner of the 2007 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Public Policy (Udall Center Publications, 2008)

Investigates the legal and practical notion of flexibility in the application, of conservation easements, and summarizes the mechanisms available to incorporate appropriate amounts of flexibility to account for future scientific and cultural changes without sacrificing inherent conservation values.

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PROTECTING THE ANTARCTIC COMMONS
Problems of Economic Efficiency

by Bernard P. Herber
Udall Center Fellows Monographs (Udall Center Publications, 2007)

Analyzes the adequacy of existing international governance mechanisms, specifically the Antarctic Treaty System, to direct policy goals for the long-term sustainability of the globally strategic Antarctic commons and natural resources.

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Protecting the FIsh

PROTECTING THE FISH AND EATING THEM, TOO
Impacts of the Endangered Species Act on Tribal Water Use

by Lauren Lester
Winner of the 2005 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Public Policy (Udall Center Publications, 2006)

Provides a general overview of tribal water rights, discusses the intersection of critical habitat designation and the development of consumptive water use on reservation lands, and sets out recommendations for protecting both species habitat and tribal sovereignty.

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