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Natural Resources Law & Policy eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 24 Oct 2016

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1 1,638 Regulation of Shale Gas Development, Including Hydraulic Fracturing
Hannah Jacobs Wiseman and Francis Gradijan
Florida State University - College of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
2 1,631 Environmental Pollution: Its Effects on Life and Its Remedies
Mashhood Ahmad Khan and Arsalan Mujahid Ghouri
Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences and Iqra University
Date posted to database: 8 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2012
3 1,461 The Economics of Allowing More Domestic Oil Drilling
Robert W. Hahn and Peter Passell
University of Oxford, Smith School and Milken Institute
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2008
Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
4 1,459 What is the 'Science of Science Communication'?
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jan 2016
5 1,348 Mapping the New Commons
Charlotte Hess
Syracuse University Library
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2009
6 1,268 The Ecological Advantages of Nuclear Power
Fred Bosselman
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 18 Dec 2009
Last Revised: 25 Dec 2013
7 1,267 Climate Change, Forests and Federalism: Seeing the Treaty for the Trees
Blake Hudson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
8 1,210 'Stationarity is Dead' - Long Live Transformation: Five Principles for Climate Change Adaptation Law
Robin Kundis Craig
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 8 May 2013
9 1,164 Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?
Rick van der Ploeg
University of Oxford
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2010
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2013
10 1,153 The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the Limits of Civil Liability
Ronen Perry
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 27 Apr 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Aug 2016 through 24 Oct 2016

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1 84 Conservation or Claim? The Motivations for Recent Marine Protected Areas
David D. Caron and Stephen Minas
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law and Research Fellow, Transnational Law Institute, Kings College London
Date posted to database: 16 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
2 58 The Five Civilized Tribes’ Treaty Rights to Water Quality and Mechanisms of Enforcement
Joel West Williams
Vermont Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 5 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2016
3 56 Planning for Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: A Resource Guide for Idaho Communities
Stephen R. Miller, Thomas Wuerzer, Jaap Vos, Eric Lindquist, Molly Mowery, Tyre Holfeltz, Brian Stephens and Alexander Grad
University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, Nova Southeastern University - H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship, University of Idaho, Boise State University, Wild Fire Planning International, Idaho Department of Lands, University of Idaho, College of Law, Students and University of Idaho, College of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 29 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 6 Oct 2016
4 55 Animal Property Rights
Karen Bradshaw
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 14 Oct 2016
5 44 Water and Taxes
Dave Owen
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 4 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
6 39 An American Reset ― Safe Water & A Workable Model of Federalism
Cara Cunningham Warren
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
7 36 Water Rights
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
8 33 Technological Innovation, Data Analytics, and Environmental Enforcement
Robert L. Glicksman, David L. Markell and Claire Monteleoni
George Washington University - Law School, Florida State University - College of Law and George Washington University - Department of Computer Science
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 7 Oct 2016
9 29 Changing Norms by Changing Behavior: The Princeton Drink Local Program
Jessica M. Santos and Sander van der Linden
Princeton University and Department of Psychology, Princeton University
Date posted to database: 24 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 24 Aug 2016
10 20 Reevaluating the Role of Acquisition-Based Strategies in the Greater Historic Preservation Movement
Jess R. Phelps
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 9 Oct 2016

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