Chapter 17 Web Links

Conservation International: Center for Conservation and Government
http://www.conservation.org/how/policy/Pages/default.aspx
Conservation International created the Center for Conservation and Government. It is a good source for policy related to international issues.

European Commission: Nature and Biodiversity Policy
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/nature/biodiversity/policy/
Site describes how conservation policy has developed in Europe.

IUCN Policy, Biodiversity and International Agreements
http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/policy_gb_1.pdf


The Environmental Law Institute sites have a wealth of information on current policies at state and national level, as well as a good deal of analysis:

Environmental Law Institute: State Biodiversity Program
www.eli.org/Program_Areas/state_biodiversity.cfm

Environmental Law Institute: Sustainable Use of Land Program
www.eli.org/Program_Areas/sustainable_land_use.cfm