Global Commons: Issues, Concerns and Strategies presents a comprehensive international perspective on the global commons—natural resource domains that are not subject to national jurisdictions and are accessible to all nations. These include the oceans, atmosphere and outer space, and specific locations such as Antarctica. Due to their critical importance in maintaining human lives and livelihoods, and their vulnerability to depletion, the collaborative preservation of the global commons is of great relevance to all human communities.  Leading world powers, such as France, are increasingly adopting environmental policies as key to their functioning as democracies. After the Paris Climate Conference, there has been a spurt in cooperation between major nations, such as France and India, in the fight against climate change. This book provides exhaustive coverage of all the major facets of preservation of the global commons. It will, therefore, prove indispensable to all stakeholders in a new, just and sustainable world order.

The Causes for the Despair of Farmers in France and India: A Literature-based Study

The causes for the despair of farmers in france and India: A literature-based study
Geetha Ganapathy-Doré

The Commons movement believes that shared community resources (natural and human-made) must be protected and managed in such a way as to bring benefit for all peasants in India, as well as France, who are victims of the construction of barrages without regard to the environment in the name of the greater common good. This article proposes to identify the common causes for the sad predicament of French and Indian farmers through a literature-based study.

In the post-communist world of multipolar power relations, we have witnessed suicide as an extreme form of political ...

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