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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 19 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,745 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
2 1,709 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 1,668 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
4 1,485 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
5 1,397 Mapping the New Commons
Charlotte Hess
Syracuse University Library
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2009
6 1,351 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 1,295 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 1,255 '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 1,185 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 1,177 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
21 Dec 2016 through 19 Feb 2017

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1 136 The Collateral Damage from China's 'Great Wall of Sand' – The Environmental Dimensions of the South China Sea Case
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
2 111 The 'Canada Brand': Violence and Canadian Mining Companies in Latin America
Shin Imai, Leah Gardner and Sarah Weinberger
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, McGill University - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
3 82 Under the Radar: Fair and Equitable Benefit-Sharing and the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Related to Natural Resources
Elisa Morgera
Strathclyde Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
4 82 Sovereignty and Subsistence: Native Self-Government and Rights to Hunt, Fish, and Gather After ANCSA
Robert T. Anderson
University of Washington School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
5 78 Mineral Estate Conservation Easements: A New Policy Instrument to Address Hydraulic Fracturing and Resource Extraction
Robert B. Jackson, Jessica Owley and James E. Salzman
Duke University, University at Buffalo Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Date posted to database: 3 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
6 59 Labeling Genetically-Engineered Foods: An Update from One of the Front Lines of Federalism
Robin Kundis Craig
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 2 Feb 2017
7 34 Norway's Wolf Policy and the Bern Convention on European Wildlife: Avoiding the 'Manifestly Absurd'
Arie Trouwborst, Floor Fleurke and John D.C. Linnell
Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University and Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA)
Date posted to database: 13 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
8 28 Putting Resilience Theory into Practice: The Example of Fisheries Management
Robin Kundis Craig
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 2 Feb 2017
9 23 Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality
David Andrew Keiser and Joseph S. Shapiro
Iowa State University - Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) and Yale University, Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
10 22 The Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015: Model for Future Environmental Legislation, or Black Swan?
David Strifling
Marquette University Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017





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