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Enhancing biodiversity on working agricultural lands through environmental mitigation and offsets: Opportunities in Australia and the United States

Matthew Roach* [ Click Here to Comment ][ Download PDF ] Australian agencies have extensive experience managing working agricultural lands to enhance biodiversity. State and Commonwealth agencies are increasingly using environmental offsets as a tool to manage the impacts of development. However, working agricultural lands are generally not considered a source of potential environmental offsets,

Damages from Pesticide Spray Drift under Trespass Law

Terence J. Centner* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] Introduction In today’s world, millions of people lack access to sufficient quantities of food to meet recommended dietary needs.[1] As the world’s population grows, global demand only increases for food and fiber.[2] These shortages are occurring despite significant increases in the production of

Geographic Indications as a Tool to Promote Sustainability? Café de Colombia and Tequila Compared

Jennifer Barnette* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] Geographical indications (GIs) are a type of intellectual property right associated with place-based names. GIs are used to identify products that come from certain regions and have particular characteristics that indicate the product’s quality or reputation (e.g. “Champagne,” “Roquefort”).[1] While GIs are protected by